Qu8k – BALLS 20 – Carmack Prize Attempt – High Altitude Rocket On-board Video

Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureOn September 30, 2011 at 11:08am, Derek Deville’s Qu8k (pronounced “Quake”) launched from the Black Rock Desert in Nevada to an altitude of 121,000′ before returning safely to earth. Above 99% of the atmosphere the sky turns black in the middle of the day and the curvature of the earth [...] [...]