Mojave desert, New Mexico
A US firm plans to take eight people to the edge of space inside a gondola attached to a helium balloon. Tickets have gone on sale for an eight-hour flight taking off from Richard Branson's spaceport in the Mojave desert in 2016.
AT maximum cruising height of 31 km, passengers will be alble to see the Earth's curvature and even beam back "selfies" thanks to the on-board wi-fi. Price: $75,000