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Colbert Launch, Part 3: Test Launch

Colbert Launch, Part 3: Test Launch

In this post, join us as we launch a test payload with our planned equipment (GoPro Camera, Colbert Platform, Astronaut Ice Cream) to ensure everything will be ready for the actual Colbert launch. Come Launch with Us!

Near-Space Balloon Burst Altitude Calculator - Science

Near-Space Balloon Burst Altitude Calculator - Science

Perhaps you recognize this post's cover photo from a recent Late Show with Stephen Colbert skit: Astronaut Ice Cream is a Lie. Indeed, that skit used Launch with Us planning and flight hardware to plan for, execute, and retrieve the space ice cream payload. To make sure that we reached our objective altitude, we had to ensure that we chose the proper launch configuration. How did we do it? More about predicting altitude is below, while more details on the story of the Colbert launch itself will be coming in the next blog posts!

Camera Options for Near Space Balloon Missions

Camera Options for Near Space Balloon Missions

"Pics or it didn't happen." This article will make sure that this is one phrase you'll be ready to address before (and after) your next near-space balloon launch.

Learn all about different camera options in this week's blog post.