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Monday, 2 November, 2015

Our top pick of September’s images

Monday, 12 October, 2015

We’ve just put together a new tutorial for our satellite trackers. Check it out here:

Friday, 2 October, 2015

Our choice of August IOTM

Friday, 11 September, 2015

It’s now easier than ever to measure the amount of gas needed with this simple little gadget. Accurate to 5g simply attach one end to the balloon and one to the ground (or keep hold of it) and watch the … Continue reading

Thursday, 20 August, 2015

If you check out the shop right now we have some new trackers in store. Working on satellite phone networks, these trackers give you a precise position even in the most remote location.They will give you a position any time … Continue reading

Wednesday, 26 November, 2014

We’ve just reduced almost everything in our shop with some items as low as 50% their original price! Our locators are now only £34.98 Our black boxes are now only £139.95 Our balloons are all reduced by £5.00 All of … Continue reading

Thursday, 19 December, 2013

We’ve just added a bunch of tutorials to the site. You can go through at your own pace and learn our preferred methods for doing things. Tutorials now available: Prediction Burst Calculator Black Box Parachute Payload Construction Tracking Filling the … Continue reading

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013

We had a look at our space foam under a scanning electron microscope today. Looks pretty cool if we do say so ourselves! Closed Cell Space Box    Open Cell Space Foam