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In 2 years, you’ll be able to take a flight 20 miles above the Earth

Two years from now, for $75,000, you’ll be able to head 120,000 feet into the air for a higher glimpse of Earth than any other living civilian has seen.

World View Enterprises, the company that is running the air balloon flights, just completed its first test flight from Roswell, N.M. to the edge of the stratosphere — 20 miles above Earth.

Beginning in 2016, the World View balloon is scheduled to lift a pill-shaped capsule carrying six passengers and two crew members 20 miles into the atmosphere. Once the structure arrives, it’ll hover for two hours, allowing passengers to walk around and take in the view before floating them back down to Earth.

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