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Cyn

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Date registered: February 2, 2013

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  1. TOTALITY AWESOME!! — September 23, 2017
  2. ALAN 2016, day 2 — September 27, 2016
  3. Flight #91: Mission Near Space 2016 Begins — July 3, 2016
  4. Flights 87 & 88: Far Out Far Horizons Teacher Experience — June 18, 2016
  5. Flight #86: NITELITE Test 1 — May 7, 2016

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TOTALITY AWESOME!!

 Stills from the GoPro side cam on the Video Tx balloon flight, showing the eclipse shadow from ~70,000 feet. Where were you on Monday, 21 August, 2017?  For everyone on the Far Horizons eclipse team, the answer to this question is something that we will remember fondly and vividly for the rest of our lives. Over …

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ALAN 2016, day 2

Greetings from Transylvania!  Geza, Ken, and I are attending the ALAN 2016 conference in the city of Cluj-Napoca in Romania.  (ALAN = Artificial Light At Night)  Btw, we took a walking tour today (organized by the conference folks), and learned that “Cluj” and “Napoca” actually mean the same thing.  Er, and that thing is…oh yeah, …

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Flight #91: Mission Near Space 2016 Begins

On June 23rd, we had our first Mission Near Space (MNS) camp of the year.  Each MNS camp is a full week session for 6th–10th graders.  They first learn about high-altitude ballooning and the near-space environment, then devise their own experiments to put on the balloon payload, and finally participate in the balloon launch and recovery near the latter …

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