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Solar Powered Space Plane - SolarStratos

SolarStratos Solar Powered Space Plane

This solar plane will fly to the edge of space. SolarStratos is the first commercial two seater solar plane in history and will be the first plane to reach the stratosphere.

Solar Powered Space Plane

With plans to fly it to an altitude of over 24,000 m (80,000 ft) where the curvature of Earth can be seen. As well as visible daytime stars.

Test flights are scheduled to begin early next year. While the mission itself is currently set for 2018.