I'm glad the 8th grader wasn't on board.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:13:49 PM PDT
(Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
To: Daffynition; JoeProBono; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!
He and his mother launched it from Bedford, N.H., to see what it could record.
That's NOTHING. HERE is real rocket science:
Some guys decided to arrange a strange competition between dark and light beer: which one will fly higher to space?
With video at the link.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:15:50 PM PDT
by a fool in paradise
(Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
1000 gram weather balloon, took 3/4 bottle of helium to inflate properly IIRC for upper air soundings BITD underway, roughly 1000 ft per minute ascension rate with met package.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:21:41 PM PDT
(I want to be the first person to surf on another planet.)
It looks like a mushroomed hollow point.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:24:49 PM PDT
Looks like a UFO. The neighbor should’a called Sculder and Mully before the USAF.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:38:37 PM PDT
Wow, Bedford, NH to Manchester, NH. Quite a flight - depending on where it was launched, it probably flew less than 5 miles.
I'm honestly surprised they launched it, as the Manchester Airport is quite close. Just think if that thing would have been sucked into a jet engine.
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posted on 09/04/2012 1:47:27 PM PDT
(Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
Oh, no! A young man doing an engineering-related project. Quick, shut it down!
Our generation deserves the economic slide.
posted on 09/04/2012 1:58:49 PM PDT
("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
Homer Hickham II bump ... go Rocket Boys!!!
posted on 09/04/2012 2:14:57 PM PDT
(Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
There is no town in NH named Walton, there is a Wilton
The Pine Hill Waldorf student rigged a box that included a video camera, weather recording equipment, flags and a beeping device onto a weather balloon, ....He and his mother launched it from Bedford, N.H., to see what it could record.
It recorded lots of cops and a DHS Bomb Response Team.
posted on 09/04/2012 2:52:14 PM PDT
(Communist Party = Democrats. Socialist Party = Republicans. WE NEED A CAPITALIST FREEDOM PARTY!)
It had a beeber-like device?....
posted on 09/04/2012 5:42:48 PM PDT
by Red Badger
(Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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