Flight of the Pongsats

JP Aerospace flights rely primarily on volunteers and helium. A team will take a tray of PongSat experiments out to the desert, attach it to a helium balloon, and launch it. Once the balloon reaches the thin air of the stratosphere, it will burst, and the tray will descend to earth, with a parachute opening to gentle the landing. (Video: JP Aerospace) (0:40)

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