Homemade Spacecraft Captures Video

A boy and his dad send a video camera inside a take-out packaging container attached to a weather balloon into the upper stratosphere. The balloon travels 19 miles into space then free falls back to earth. This is an amazing story of citizen science and innovation.  

 

NASA Launches GOES-O Weather Satellite

GOES-O is a weather satellite launched in 2009 and developed by NASA to aid meteorologists and climate scientists. The acronym stands for Geostationary 
Operational Environmental Satellite.