World View Assembles Space Flight Safety Experts from NASA, Virgin Galactic, and Blue Origin to Establish Safety Program and Technical Oversight Committee

The new team builds on World View’s existing safety protocols as the company readies for human flights in 2024

High-altitude crew capsule. (Credit: World View Enterprises)

TUSCON, Ariz. (World View PR)World View, the leading stratospheric exploration and space tourism company, hired three new industry experts to establish and lead a new safety program that includes the company’s testing and safety protocols ahead of human space flights starting in 2024. The new personnel will build on World View’s existing safety protocols and risk assessment procedures that have successfully guided more than 100 uncrewed flights and remote sensing missions for commercial and government customers. In turn, the committee’s work will provide the additional measures needed for World View to begin space tourism missions in two years.

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World View Reaches 1,000 Reservations for Flights to the Edge of Space

High-altitude crew capsule. (Credit: World View Enterprises)

TUCSON, Ariz. (World View PR) — World View, the leading stratospheric ballooning and space tourism company, has accomplished a new milestone: reaching one thousand reservations for its space tourism program taking participants to the edge of space in a zero-pressure stratospheric balloon and pressurized space capsule. As seasoned leaders in stratospheric exploration and space tourism, the company has now sold the greatest number of seats in the space tourism category.

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World View Enters Space Tourism and Exploration Market to Take Passengers to the Edge of Space

High-altitude crew capsule. (Credit: World View Enterprises)

TUCSON, Ariz. (World View PR) — World View, the leading stratospheric ballooning company, today announced an expansion of services that includes the global launch of the first-of-its-kind, edge-of-space experience. The World View space tourism experience is the most affordable, longest duration and most accessible space experience on Earth. As a purpose-first company, World View is focused on inspiring, creating and exploring new perspectives, offering participants more accessibility to space tourism experiences than ever before. World View’s mission is to bring as many people as possible to the edge of space so that at 100,000 feet, they’ll see a world without borders or species and come back driven to make the world a better place. The company believes that by reaching a critical mass of people experiencing what has been labeled the Overview Effect that humanity will be able to markedly improve the future of our fragile Earth.

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Poynter Steps Down as World View Appoints New CEO

Ryan Hartman

TUCSON (World View PR) — World View is pleased to announce that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Ryan Hartman as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Jane Poynter, World View’s co-founder, has stepped down from her role as Chief Executive Officer and will remain a Strategic Advisor and member of the Board of Directors.

“It has been a tremendous honor and adventure to serve as the CEO of World View since founding the company. I’m incredibly proud of what our team has accomplished together in just a few short years,” said Poynter. “We’ve made amazing progress and have built a strong foundation for the company to thrive under Mr. Hartman’s leadership. I couldn’t be happier with his appointment and the Board and I are confident that, as a seasoned leader with unrivaled aerial systems expertise, he is the right person to build on our momentum and carry the vision forward.”

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