British Armed Forces fixed-wing drone captures images of the stratosphere

In addition to conventional drones and satellites, a new unmanned aerial vehicle capable of surveillance operations could soon be deployed by the UK military. The British-developed drone, called PHASA-35, has the unique ability to fly in the stratosphere, which is not used by other conventional aircraft.

Balloons into the stratosphere

Although it would only take passengers up to thirty kilometres, it would also be much cheaper than a real space trip. If the title sounds familiar, it’s not a coincidence, as World View Enterprises is the third company in recent years to solve the problem of high-altitude travel by balloon.

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