Two girls launch a balloon into space 6

Loki Lego balloon

These two girls from Seattle show us, yet again, that being a rocket scientist is not as distant a possibility as you may think!  Awesome project here with their “Loki Lego launcher.”  Enjoy reading the story and watching their inspirational footage.

Here is a link to the 7-minute YouTube video:

Loki Lego balloon

If you want more background, including their endearing list of “Lessons Learned”, read this article on GeekWire.

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About Brett Rocket Scientist

Brett creates artful work in engineering, ideas, and innovation. In addition to 2 degrees, 3 patents, and over 15 years experience in aerospace engineering, he is the author of several books to foster STEM careers. He volunteers his time and skills as an officer with professional societies.

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6 thoughts on “Two girls launch a balloon into space

  • Nadine

    Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
    The wwords in your post eem to be running off the screen in Opera.
    I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue oor something to do with internet browser compatibility
    but I thought I’d ppost to let you know. The style and design look great though!
    Hope you get the issue fixed soon. Cheers

    • Brett Rocket Scientist Post author

      Thanks a lot for the feedback Nadine. Sorry the reading was a little inconvenient for you. Function of this WordPress theme I believe. Glad you like the rest of the appearance! Thanks for taking the time to read the article. Cheers, Brett