ALIEN – ALtitude Imaging Entering Near-space

December 16, 2009

A little update…

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — abreton @ 17:59

Well, about time we gave all the ALIEN fans an update. Firstly, the final pieces of the ALIEN jigsaw are about to fall into place: we have finally ordered the latex balloon, cord and chute! Supplied to us by

Secondly, in order to support ALIEN beyond a single launch and into high-budget high-altitude stardom, we will need a sponsor, preferably of the large and corporate sort. The #1 candidate so far is the all-round rather epic BAE Systems, purveyors of the finest jet fighters and all sorts of aerospace/naval/military goodness. A UK based company with a large education programme as part of their corporate responsibility scheme, BAE is the perfect sponsor for an enterprising, dynamic and innovative project such as ALIEN.

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