May 26, 2012

Weather Balloon Kit

If you've ever seen amazing pictures taken by astronauts from the ISS you'll understand the fascination of seeing the world from above. And thats exactly what I am going to do! Sadly I won't be able to go to space... 
I plan on launching a weather ballon to an altitude of 30 km (30 kilometers = 98 425 feet)
and this is the basic launch kit:

More pictures and infos about the project after the break!