Engineering Design and Development Students Launch Weather Balloon

Weather balloon launch

My name is Flyvester Ferret.

Weather balloon launch

During the 2019 Spring Semester, Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center Engineering Design & Development students launched me to space.

2019 Engineering Design and Development students

Weather balloon launch

I traveled on a student-designed capsule attached to a weather balloon. I traveled over 250 miles from Graford, Texas to Ogden, Arkansas. My flight took seven hours and fifteen minutes.

Weather balloon map

I reached an altitude of 75,522 feet.

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