Indy Science/Hacks

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Independent projects, experiments, and technology hacks we do for fun!  Everything from sending things to space to hacking the kinect to building autonomous robots!

  • Near-Space Balloon
Near-Space Balloon

Using high-altitude a atmospheric balloon capable or reaching the stratosphere, we captured HD footage of the curvature of the earth with the blackness of space behind it from over 100,000 feet.

Balloon Retrieval Adventure

After launching our first balloon back in August, we received a call from a farmer named Leonard in Newton, ON who had found our balloon capsule in his corn field in late October.  We travelled up there on Saturday and retrieved everything - INCLUDING THE VIDEO!

Near-Space Balloon Launch 1

Using high-altitude a atmospheric balloon capable or reaching the stratosphere, we intended to capture HD footage of the curvature of the earth with the blackness of space behind it from over 100,000 feet. Unfortunately, the phone overheated on the way down.