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NASA experiments take a World View balloon ride to near-space

March 12, 2015 |

At the crack of dawn a team of researchers, scientists, founders and engineers check on their passenger, a payload filled with research instruments, one last time before they send it into the stratosphere.

World View, a Tucson-based spaceflight company, recently … Read More

World View builds new pad at Spaceport Tucson

January 21, 2016 |

Mainstream spaceflight is becoming a reality in Arizona as World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company,  announces plans to build their global headquarters in Tucson.

In collaboration with Sun Corridor Inc., the City of Tucson, Pima County and the State of Arizona, … Read More

Google exec breaks world skydiving record jumping from space

October 27, 2014 |

For all of you adrenaline junkies out there who skydive and jump from extreme heights, there is a new kind of rush…space jumping.

Alan Eustace, a Google vice president, broke a world record for parachute jumping after diving from the … Read More

Science Fiction and Science Fact event coming to Phoenix May 27

May 18, 2015 |

Science fiction, giant squids, settling Mars, and how pop culture and the arts can be used to develop new technologies. What do these topics have in common?

Mason Peck and Richard Peck will be discussing these topics and more on … Read More

Google and Maker Media offer free summer online science camp for kids

July 14, 2014 |

Rockets, virtual space visits and experimenting with paper circuits are just a few of the many activities that teens are able to explore though this summer’s Maker Camp, a free online camp that encourages the exploration of the tinkering tech … Read More

Winners of Spring 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge take home $250K

June 25, 2014 |

Twice a year the Arizona Commerce Authority awards up to $1.5 million in grant funding capital to a group of startups to help them grow their business and fuel innovation. Today the ACA announced the winners of the Spring 2014 … Read More

Tucson-based firm hopes to take passengers up to space

April 24, 2014 |

If you have ever imagined what it would be like to travel to space, it may soon become as easy as hopping in a balloon for a quick ride to the galaxy. Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation has announced plans … Read More