breathtaking voyage to the stratosphere
arizona-based company world view develops a balloon-carried capsule for breathtaking voyages to the stratosphere. the first commercial rides aim to start in 2024 with a cost of around 50,000 euros. participants of all ages and physical conditions can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime event surrounding the seven natural world wonders.
the voyage starts by visiting the site the flight will begin, spending some days with local guides exploring the history and the beauty of the area. after the capsule is raised, it reaches altitudes over 100,000 feet, immersing the passengers into mesmerizing views.all images courtesy of world view
a stratospheric capsule
world view‘s explorer capsule is designed to provide a first-class inflight experience. the vehicle occupies a spacious cabin with luxurious, ergonomic seating, while the huge glazing provides sweeping views opening towards our planet’s beauty and fragility. the vehicle is outfitted with eight reclining seats, personal monitors, in-capsule dining, and other comforts. the experience is enriched by on-board video cameras that capture every moment, and powerful telescopes to zoom in on the world below and the stars above.
the balloon expands to fit an entire football stadium
balloons are recycled after each flight