World View Tests Parafoil As Part Of Balloon Experience

HOUSTON — World View Enterprises, Inc. claims an altitude record for parafoil flight as part of a recent 5-hr. subscale shakedown of the commercial high-altitude balloon system the company is developing to offer lengthy luxury “spaceflight” experiences to tourists as well as research opportunities...

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