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Texas A&M "Balloonsats"

07/18/2005 8:33 AM

Texas A&M had a contest to make "balloonsats" to take aerial photos. It is amazing to see how cool COT technology has advanced in the last few years.

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Balloon Sats

07/19/2005 8:27 AM

Seems like a much cheaper way to get tourists up to the edge of space as opposed to a $200k Virgin Galactic ticket. Checklist- __Space suit __Oxygen __Cell phone __Camera __Big Weather Balloon (maybe 2) __Parachute __Lawn Chair

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