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Science experiments are a great way to get students excited about science, but as the weather gets colder it can be a little difficult to conduct experiments. Unless you’re working in a lab, you may be limited on space and resources, which makes indoor experiments...

WAFB covered the story on a recent weather balloon launch. Elkhan Akhundov, a middle school teacher at Kenilworth Science and Technology in Louisiana, give his young scientists the opportunity to participate in a StratoStar weather balloonmission. The group’s main goal was to reach the edge...

In our last two blog posts, we wrote about a launch during a Minnesota Twins game, honoring Bob Cabana, Director of the Kennedy Space Center, and kicking off Minnesota Aerospace and Aviation Week, and even took it a little behind the scenes. We love the exposure...

In our last post, we talked about the preparation work behind a special balloon launch conducted by students and Dr. James Flaten at a Minnesota Twins game, kicking off the Minnesota Aerospace and Aviation Week and honoring Bob Cabana, Director of Kennedy Space Center. One of...

StratoStar was invited to help Students and Teachers honor Astronaut Gus Grissom by launching a Scientific High-Altitude Balloon to the edge of space at the kick off of the Indiana Space Complex.  We will be sharing more about this event and the adventure later this...

This is our last post in the series about the Indian Valley high-altitude weather balloon launch to the edge of space. You've already met the school, the teachers, and some of the students involved (Part 1)  and you've read about what the students learned from the...

This is the second of three blog posts about the Indian Valley high altitude balloon launch. You can find the first one, where we introduced the school, here “School’s Journey to the Edge of Space : Part 1 – Meet the School” On weather balloon launch...

Indian Valley Middle School is in Enon, Ohio, just east of Dayton. We’re dedicating a short series of three blog posts to this weather balloon project, to document exactly how StratoStar helps educators Educate, Explore, and Engage students with project-based learning (PBL) tools. In this...