Could You Travel To The Edge Of Space? Learn About The Woman Inventing This Future
“Exploration by real people is what inspires us”, said Stephen Hawking.
What if you could take a voyage to the edge of space?
Learn about a woman who’s built a company that’s changing the future of space travel.
A Voyage To The Edge Of Space
World View Enterprises is pioneering a new frontier at the edge of space. Their vision is to take Voyagers (be they private individuals or those traveling for research, educational or other scientific pursuits) on the “journey of a lifetime”.
With it’s proprietary high-altitude balloons, the company offers an accessible, affordable way to access nearspace.
World View’s high-altitude balloon lets Voyagers gently soar for hours on end in a comfortable, smartly-outfitted, specially designed space capsule. Voyagers can now gaze upon these spectacular, life-changing vistas for the first time, as they sail along the frontier of space.
World View also provides new opportunities for research and education pursuits. The platform presents a variety of advantages over orbital and rocket-based suborbital options, allowing researchers a shirtsleeves environment in which to conduct experiments, as well as an opportunity for a unique education experience.
Learn more about this exciting technology that’s changing the future of space travel
About Jane Poynter
Ms. Poynter is currently Chief Executive Officer of World View Enterprises, Inc. which will be taking Voyagers to the edge of space.
She is co-founder of Paragon Space Development Corporation, which develops technologies for extreme environments (like outer space and under water). The firm has been named on Inc 500’s list of fastest growing companies for four years in a row.
She’s had experiments in her patented self-sustaining habitats flown on the International Space Station, the Russian Mir Space Station, and the U.S. Space Shuttle.
Jane is a member of the Biosphere 2, design team and a member of the original crew who lived inside the sealed, self-sustaining habitat for two years.
Poynter is also the developer of the crew and life-support systems for the Inspiration Mars free-return mission to Mars planned for launch in January 2018. The two person spaceflight mission was originally to be a private, nonprofit venture of 501 days duration which will allow a small human-carrying spacecraft to use the smallest possible amount of fuel to get it to Mars and back to Earth.
In 2009, she was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Association for Female Executives.
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