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Category Archive: Flight Updates

Flight #103: 360 Video Captured of Far Horizons Balloon Burst

On May 7, 2017, Far Horizons filled their balloon payloads once again with student centered science! The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago joined Far Horizons with their students of Space Explorers.  These students played a key role in our balloon fill team and the launch of our HAB.  These explorers also sent Earthworm …

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Flight #92: A Mission Near Space Adventure

On June 30th 2016, we had another MSN (Mission Near Space) flight launch with our MSN camp. I was one of two summer high school interns participating in the launch. As we left from the Planetarium we traveled an hour and a half to Koerner Aviation airport in Kankakee, IL. The moment we arrived around …

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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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