Unfortunately the weather balloon has been put on hold as the end of the year and summer activities have kept us busier than normal. We hope to get back to it before the end of the summer. Also hope to catch up with the blog and post some more of the cool stuff the kids have been working on.
We just finished cutting out the body of the balloon using foam and nichrome wire. First the inside was cut out and then the outside, making rings that we will glue together to have an Orion shaped Capsule.
Our latest project is building a weather balloon. We are still in the early stages of planning and ordering parts but will add more information as progress is made.