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Perlan Mission II sets sail for Argentina to begin glider airplane flights aimed at edge of space
Herndon, Usa - Pilots will look for stratospheric mountain waves in Patagonia
The Perlan 2 stratospheric glider has gone to sea, departing the United States aboard a container ship on the first leg of a journey that will end in El Calafate, Argentina, by mid-August. The journey marks a transition from a successful six-month flight test program in Minden, Nevada, to mission flights in Argentina’s Patagonia region, where wind conditions will allow the team to begin high-altitude a...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency