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Judge deflates deal for Arizona balloon base

A judge in Arizona has struck down Pima County’s $15 million development deal with World View Enterprises for a stratospheric balloon launch facility near Tucson. The Feb. 2 ruling by Pima County Superior Court Judge Catherine Woods dealt a setback to … Continue reading

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World View settles into Spaceport Tucson

Arizona-based World View Enterprises is settling into its new offices at Spaceport Tucson and gearing up for what could be a high-flying year ahead. World View offers a flight system that uses high-altitude balloons to loft payloads, and eventually people, beyond 100,000 … Continue reading

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World View’s spaceport plan gets $15 million lift

World View Enterprises’ plan to send tourists from Spaceport Tucson into the stratosphere in a balloon-borne capsule won a $15 million vote of support today from Arizona’s Pima County. In a 4-1 vote, the county Board of Supervisors approved a … Continue reading

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