Liu Ruopeng, the chairman of Kuang-chi, which recently announced it had also invested in jetpack maker Martin Aircraft Company. Photo: Dickson Lee

Kuang-Chi set to launch ground-breaking balloon flight into ‘near space’

Company says if the trip – using a 2.5m diameter cabin, carrying a live turtle – is successful, human passengers could be flying to such heights within three years

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Liu Ruopeng, the chairman of Kuang-chi, which recently announced it had also invested in jetpack maker Martin Aircraft Company. Photo: Dickson Lee
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