World View

WORLD VIEW APPOINTS RYAN HARTMAN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

World View, the stratospheric technology company, is pleased to announce that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Ryan Hartman as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Prior to joining World View, Mr. Hartman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Insitu, a pioneer in the design, development and manufacturing of unmanned aircraft systems […]

WORLD VIEW WINS TWO MAJOR NASA FLIGHT CONTRACTS

World View has been awarded two major NASA Flight Opportunities Program (FOP) contracts to conduct Stratollite flights in 2016 and 2017. World View has an open and ongoing contract with NASA to fly payloads for the agency and its researchers, and these two awards add to the growing list of work the company has already […]

WORLD VIEW COMPLETES MAJOR TEST FLIGHT

World View, the commercial spaceflight company, has successfully completed a major milestone test flight this past weekend, keeping the company on track to meet its 2017 goal for crewed private flights to the edge of space. This test flight carried a scaled down, replica spacecraft to a final altitude of 100,475 feet (30624 meters), successfully […]

WORLD VIEW ONE STEP CLOSER TO MANNED NEAR-SPACE VOYAGES

World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, is one step closer to launching manned voyages after successfully flying the first parafoil from the edge of space at a record-breaking height of 102,200 feet on February 20, 2015. With extremely limited air pressure and density at this high altitude, flying a parafoil is an incredible feat. […]

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