(Video) Balloon Flight Close To Hitting Space Altitudes

(Video) Balloon Flight Close To Hitting Space Altitudes
Design

A Californian design and engineering group experiments with balloon technology potentially capable of reaching space.

Lisa Baldini
  • 13 august 2010

A group of engineers and designers are embarking on pushing air balloon technology into space — literally. Having recently completed two test flights, the most recent balloon has managed to hit 80,000 foot altitude with a flight time of 2 hours. Using a GPS tracker as well as cameras, the most recent voyage is documented in the video below.

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