A small blog for marine navigation, astronomy, space exploration, Project Orion (DARPA's "100-year starship"), meteorology, boating and matters pertaining to maritime education and the maritime industry.
I am a USCG licensed captain, and an instructor at a number of maritime schools in the Seattle area.
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Sunday, October 17, 2010
Home grown space flight, on the cheap!
The Brooklyn Space Flight Program combined a weather balloon, video camera, GPS and chemical hand warmers to get this amazing footage! Hopefully this will inspire many other backyard astronauts.