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Source: Las Cruces Sun-News – lcsun-news.com By Jason Gibbs Boeing has moved one step closer to carrying astronauts to the International Space Station.
Source: Space News – spacenews.com By Jeff Foust World View Enterprises, the Arizona company developing high-altitude balloons for research and eventually tourism, plans to conduct a test flight of a weather radar on one of its balloons later this year.
Source: Air & Space Magazine – airspacemag.com By Mark Betancourt The computer scientist who pulled off a world-record skydive is still wondering: Could it be done from orbit?
Update – 4 At 0:25 AM, CET of September 21, the Spain 1 balloon landed on the southern tip of Italy, leaving only the Swiss 1 & 2 balloons as the remaining teams still flying.
Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale – fai.org The 60th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett take off from Gladbeck in Germany has been postponed until Sunday, 18 September 2016 due to inclement weather.