Monthly Archives: July 2013

Miss Flood – goodbye, good luck and thank you!

As many readers of this blog will be aware, Miss Flood leaves The Long Eaton School at the end of this week, to take up a post as an Advanced Skills Teacher in a school in London. Hayley Flood joined … Continue reading

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The TLES high altitude balloon launch – review

The Goals: (1) To launch a helium balloon along with mascot and science package to an altitude of above 19,350 metres. (2) To recover the launch vehicle along with footage and data telling us about the stratospheric environment. We enlisted … Continue reading

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Balloon update 5

We have touchdown! The package has survived the descent and is on route back to school. Footage from the onboard camera and more photos will be posted over the next few days.

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Balloon update 4

Still descending at a rate of 15mph. Currently at an altitude of 5.6km.

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