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This giant exoplanet has a glowing atmosphere
You can't see it—but Hubble can.
The Perlan 2 Glider Will Fly 90,000 Feet Higher Than Most Aircraft
No jet fuel required
Falling Up: Why Former Googler Alan Eustace Broke the World Free-Fall Record
Meet the pioneer of what might become balloon-based space tourism
From The Archives: Balloons Explore The Stratosphere
Up, Up, And Away!
Your New Ride To Space
You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.
A New Way To Get To Space
You don't need a rocket to leave Earth. There's a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail.
Join The World’s Biggest High-Altitude Balloon Flight
This spring, Earth's stratosphere will be invaded by giant latex balloons carrying cameras and scientific experiments. Yours could be one of them.
An Extreme Gift Guide For Obscenely Wealthy Nerds
These are the most awesome science and tech experiences that money can buy
A 57-Year-Old Computer Scientist Just Dove 135,000 Feet From The Stratosphere
Shattering Felix Baumgartner's world record for freefall distance