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Being a kid is great all the time, but in my opinion, being a little one in April is the best! The month of April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2nd is World Autism Day. 535 more words

The Yuma Pioneer - Missing Person's Day is February 4

Denver — Colorado’s General Assembly will recognize February 4th as “Missing Person’s Day,” through passage of a joint resolution and then, at 11:45 a.m. on the East Steps of the Capitol, a Prayer Vigil followed by a balloon launch honoring and remembering the over 300 still listed as missing in Colorado. 45 more words


US Drone Registration and High Altitude Balloons

As of December 21st, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has enacted new regulations and guidance regarding the operation of unmanned aircraft: 14 CFR-Part 48.  Contrary to what we initially thought, this does appear to apply to high altitude balloon (HAB) systems and must now be complied with in addition to the other laws noted in the legal section of our… 494 more words


EFT-4: Oh, Shenandoah! High Altitude Balloon Launch #4

Date: 11 October 2015
Equipment:  DS Rev 4
Launch: Fishers Hill, VA
Landing: Luray, VA
Time of Flight: 93 minutes
Distance Travelled: 26 miles
Burst Altitude: (~65,000 ft) 1,716 more words


Doubling Down on Doge - Engineering Flight Test (EFT) 4

Our fourth Dogeship launch went up over Virginia this past weekend, racking up a second successful flight!  The Doge appears to have attained an altitude of roughly 65,000 feet with a flight time of one and a half hours.   261 more words


Balloon Launch to Honor Pope

KIDDER TOWNSHIP — A church in Carbon County held a balloon launch Sunday in honor of Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States.

The congregation of St. 95 more words


Pulling strings to launch the big ones: Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta

Far be it from us to pretend to be experts on what makes a successful balloon launch.  But as we said in our first post in this series, … 376 more words