Perlan Heads to Argentina, Aims for Stratosphere

Credit: Perlan Project
The Airbus Group-sponsored Perlan 2 stratospheric glider is en route by container ship to El Calafate in southern Argentina from where it will continue flights aimed at setting a new world gliding altitude record by soaring to 90,000 ft. in mountain waves and the polar vortex. The pressurized two...
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