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Space Tourism by Balloon Coming

World View Enterprises announced plans Tuesday to send people into the stratosphere using a hot air balloon, in place of any sort of rocket. Jane Poynter, CEO of the Tucson, Arizona-based firm says that the 4-hour trip 19 miles up costs $75,000. While actual space starts at roughly 62 miles up, Poynter’s balloon, which will use existing technology, still requires …

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