Trevecca University - Near Space Research Balloon Launch

WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: The field on the north side of North Drive, between Trevecca Community Church and the Waggoner Library.

COST: Free.

WHAT:  Come watch a stratospheric balloon launch!  Scientific research instruments will be carried 20 miles high by helium balloon, above 99% of the earth’s atmosphere,  while transmitting live data back to Trevecca’s campus.  Trevecca students and faculty will be available to answer questions about their research and demonstrate how to track and interact with the balloon during its flight.  See http://physics.trevecca.edu/Projects_Balloon.htm for more information on Trevecca’s Near Space Research program.