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Paul Nicholson

You do the math

Now that the balloon is on order, it’s time to do some calculations. We’ll start with the easy stuff. It‘s recommended that …

Balloon size

Which balloon size should we get? An 800 gram balloon will burst around 90,000 – 100,000 feet. A 1200 gram balloon will …

Harness system

First, here is chapter and verse from the FAA regulations: Balloons that use a rope or other device for suspension of the …

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