High Altitude Balloon Keeps Going

High Altitude Balloon Keeps Going

hackaday.com 20 Oct '14, 5am

Here’s a post from the AMSAT-UK high altitude balloon blog . It’s a great story about a balloon cruising at about 12km above the Earth completing its sixth circumnavigation of the planet . That post is from October 4th, and two weeks later the balloon is still going strong. Right now it’s over the Baltic heading into Russia with no sign of stopping or popping any time soon. The balloon was launched July 12, 2014 from Silverstone, UK. In the 100 days since then, this balloon has covered 144168 kilometers and has crossed its launching longitude six times. Even if this balloon weren’t trapped at high latitudes (including coming within 9 km of...

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eetimes.jp 20 Oct '14, 6am
◇台湾インダクタメーカーのチリシン「3年後に、全社売上高の20%を日本で売る」⇒

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[EDN Japan]STマイクロ RHF1009A/100:高い放射線耐性を実現、STマイクロの電圧リファレンスIC

ednjapan.com 20 Oct '14, 5am

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electronics-lab.com 19 Oct '14, 10am
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spectrum.ieee.org 17 Oct '14, 2pm
Video Friday: Keecker Not a Robot, Drone Racing, and Robotics Tipping Point

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element14.com 18 Oct '14, 12pm
My first @FarnellNews blog is up -the precursor to #BlackgangPi /@andysc @tjaap @Raspberry_Pi @sug…

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