Jan 8, 2013-- A Lego man encased in a homemade weather balloon ended his journey to the edge of space on a New Hampshire driveway, bringing with him a trove of atmospheric data as well as stunning images of the curvature of the Earth. The balloon, which landed on August 25, is the brainchild of a 14-year-old student named Jack Miron from Bedford, New Hampshire. He didn't know that NASA is using this technology for telescope research and studying the atmospheres of Mars, Venus and beyond. His sights were set instead on an eighth-grade science project. (10071 reads)
Read Full Story
Search by keyword:
Let's be gentle with ourselves and each other and fierce as we fight oppression.
Subscribe to DailyGood
We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,906 by entering your email below.