Dad and Son Team Launch Balloon into Space

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Homemade Spacecraft from Luke Geissbuhler on Vimeo.

Here is a great father-son project. Luke Geissbuhler and his son were able to send a weather balloon to the very edge of space and successfully recovered the camera just a few miles from where it was launched. The video is beautiful. What an amazing way to get your kid interested in math and science.  See also Tom Guilmette’s lower cost, skyfishing rig.

Read the complete story on the Daily Mail online.

1 comment for “Dad and Son Team Launch Balloon into Space

  1. Nathan
    December 6, 2010 at 6:19 am

    I never even thought of doing this but it was cool to see it could be done. THank you for sharing.

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