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Balloon Launch!

Today we completed our much-awaited balloon launch and we believe it made it to over 98,000ft or approx. 30,000 meters.

Here was the predicted landing area:

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This is where it actually landed (just to the NW of the predictions).

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Simulated tracks…

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And the actual track:

GPS track

And here are some of the photos (more to follow)…

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The moment the balloon exploded…

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