Space Balloon - Stratosphere Spacecraft Launched From Newburgh,

Posted by Cat5Hurricane on Oct. 09, 2010

A father-son team from Park Slope decided NASA wasnt doing enough to document the stratosphere, and decided to take matters into their own hands. After testing their 19-inch helium filled weather balloon in Brooklyn, Luke Geissbuhler and his son Max headed upstate and launched the device, complete with a camera, into space.The two were able to track the device with GPS, and Columbia University Professor of Astronomy Marcel Aguera said the two were very good but also very lucky. Pretty cool what they did huh??

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