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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


The Doge has Landed! - Engineering Flight Test (EFT) 3

Date: 14 March 2015
Equipment:  DS Rev 3 (aka Dogeship-3)
Launch: Greensboro, NC
Landing: Warrenton, NC
Time of Flight: 89 Minutes
Distance Travelled: 91 miles… 1,224 more words


The Most 1337 Doge Yet - Engineering Flight Test (EFT) 2

Date: 10 January 2015
Equipment:  DogeShip Rev 2 (aka DS-2)
Launch: Albany, NY
Landing:  Nashua, NH (targeted), Bernardston, MA (actual) –
Time of Flight: 84 minutes… 1,180 more words


The Doge Seen Round the World - Engineering Flight Test 1 (EFT-1)

Date: 28 November 2014
Equipment:  DogeShip Rev 1 (aka DS-1)
Launch: Ludlow, VT
Landing:  Nashua, NH (targeted)
Time of Flight: >2, < ∞ hours
Distance Traveled: >200 miles… 1,533 more words


Leetonia balloon launch held in memory of drowning victims

LEETONIA, Ohio (WKBN) – Hundreds of balloons were released Sunday at Leetonia schools in memory of Todd Vadino, his son Garrett, and Carson Bonar who died on Father’s Day after a kayaking trip. 68 more words