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Monthly Archive: January 2012

On tHe shoulders of giants

There’s an incredible value in learning from the work of those who have come before you. There’s no point in going through a multitude of strenuous lab tests of an endless variety of abstract polygons only to discover, yes, the round wheel works best. The history of rockets launched from high altitude balloon platforms, or …

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Tools of the Trade, part 1

Every time I introduce someone to the world of HAB-ing, I have to contemplate the inevitable warehouse of background material they may find helpful. In light of that, I’m starting a series of posts describing some of these useful tools and references we use. Some of you may be familiar with some of this info, …

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SPARK Mission Announcement

We’re in the planning stages of one of the most ambitious and exciting projects in Far Horizons history. The goal of this mission is to launch a rocket into space. The first thing we need to know is where exactly does space begin and our atmosphere end? That’s a little bit of a grey area. …

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