Glad you found us. This is the official website for our balloon launch project. We hope you find all the information you need to duplicate this project with your class. Enjoy! We really want to thank all the folks who stepped up and helped us out with this project. Without them it would not have been possible! If you are interested in having a Skype conversation, send us an email. The kids would really enjoy sharing their story with you.
Class is in full swing. Our upcoming flight info has been updated and so has our new team for the 2014 season!
Flight five info updated today February 14, 2014.
Solve for Tomorrow Grand Price winner! We won 110,000 dollars worth of Samsung technology for our school. Nice job kids!
Our goal is to encourage the exploration of science and engineering using real world problem solving. Students have the chance to explore the endless rewards of learning in a hands on collaborative environment that promotes self achievement and confidence.
Flight one landed in Danbury, WI. You can see the payload got hung up in a small scrub oak tree. The payload reached a height of 104,685 feet!
Flight two landed in a tamarac swamp just south of McGregor, MN. This flight only made 27,000 feet before the balloon developed a small helium leak.
Flight three landed in Clearwater, MN in a newly planted corn field. The payload reached 85,000 feet before popping.
Sign up is open through Community Education under Youth Enrichment. Get signed up today. Class size in limited to 20!
Pierz, MN. A perfect launch and recovery. The kids could not have planned it better! We reached 82,438 feet!
We were one of five Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2013 winners. More info here.