CTE Launches Camera Laden Balloon 20 Miles High
The big balloon leaped from tethers at 9:40 a.m.. Within several minutes it was a shrinking white speck in the blue sky.
After an hour and a half, the lighter-than-air craft was at 107,000 feet above Earth’s surface.
That’s 20 miles high, in the stratosphere: roughly three times the altitude achieved by commercial jetliners. (Video on BFP website) Click toRead More