Chicken Sandwich Returns to Earth

The chicken has landed, a little earlier than planned. A World View Enterprises stratospheric balloon carrying a KFC chicken sandwich touched down yesterday (June 30), about 17 hours after taking off. The flight — the first planned long-duration mission of World View’s uncrewed Stratollite vehicle — was scheduled to last four days, but controllers ended it […]

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Space Tourism

The announcement of the draft Spaceflight Bill in the Queen’s Speech will allow the development of spaceports in the UK. This could see members of the paying public launched into space as tourists, or taking sub-orbital flights from London to New York in just 45 minutes Such adventures will be made possible through futuristic spaceplanes, […]

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