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Trips to the middle of Earth’s stratosphere aboard a capsule tethered to a giant balloon offered for $75K

At last: a way to reach mid-stratospheric heights without the rumbling, jarring aid of a rocket. A new commercial space outlet, called World…  …

Asia’s air pollution ‘circles the world for years’: report

WASHINGTON — Pollution from Asia’s booming economies rises into the stratosphere during the monsoon season then circles the world for years, according to a report out Thursday. A study by the Boulder, Colorado-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) said the strong air circulation patterns linked to Asia’s monsoon rainy…