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Appeals court OKs Pima County deal with World View

An appeals court ruled that Pima County had the ability under economic development laws to bypass rules for collective bidding. The county was sued over a lease provided to high-altitude balloon company World View.... Read more»1

Pima County to foot bill for World View balloon spaceport

Pima County supervisors agreed Tuesday to front $14.5 million to build a factory and launch facility on the South Side. World View will pay rent for 20 years on the facility on Aerospace Parkway near Tucson International Airport. The company plans to offer space tourism and launch instruments via balloons ascending into the stratosphere.... Read more»