On Aug. 21st during the Great American Solar Eclipse, the students of Earth to Sky Calculus launched 11 space weather balloons from the path of totality to photograph the Moon’s shadow from the stratosphere.
Looking down from a point more than 100,000 feet above Earth’s surface, this GoPro video shows the inky-black shadow of the Moon darkening a 70-mile-wide patch of Wyoming and Nebraska.
Moon’s Shadow During Solar Eclipse from GINGERKIDDFILMS on Vimeo.
The group now plans to launch space weather balloons from Chile into a total eclipse on July 2, 2019, that will occur at sunset, with the sun low on the horizon.
A few days ago, a Colorado family launched a GoPro into stratosphere… Here’s the resulting amazing video.
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