Geeks of the world unite! And fly high, very high.
From April 18 through April 21, teams from around the globe will compete in the Global Space Balloon Challenge, an event aimed at seeing what's possible when it comes to building high-altitude balloons.
Launched by Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Michigan, the challenge was started "to encourage people of all ages to get their hands dirty building their own space hardware, and to promote the spirit of hardware hacking and international [science, technology, engineering, and mathematics] collaboration."
In a video announcing … Read more