FAR HORIZONS BALLOON LAUNCH
Far Horizons participants design, build, and launch experiments flown to heights above 100,000 feet on high altitude balloons. The program offers real world opportunities for students and the community to participate in science, mathematics, physics, and engineering challenges.
Courtesy of Adler Planetarium, 2013
Check out our Model 812HAB-115120 being launched and bursting at 114,389 ft. as part of a Near Space Photography Project.
Courtesy of Sager Incorporated, 2011
FL FROM THE STRATOSPHERE
I wonder if we can see our office from here? This particular launch is special because the balloon and payload were entirely built, assembled, tested, launched, and tracked by middle-school kids with guidance from the pros.
Video by Andres Paris, 2017
BOY SCOUT TROOP LAUNCH
Boy Scout troop launches Kaymont 1000g balloon with GPS and wildlife trackers.
Video by Cub Scout Pack 323, 2016
GOLFBALL SENT TO NEAR SPACE
7 year-old Nathan sent a golf ball payload using a Kaymont 600g weather balloon to the outskirts of space. The launch was initiated by Nathan hitting one of his monster golf shots.
Video by Joey Nathan, 2016
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