Balloon Launches - GPS Verification

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Balloon Launches - GPS Verification

How Do We Know Our Balloons Go Where We Want Them To?

We’ve known for years that our balloon launches were reaching the targeted areas because of the angry response of the North Korean government. But now we have additional proof:

GPS.

During a recent balloon launch, we included a GPS unit in the payload of Bibles. The unit sent out a location "ping" every 10 minutes during the launch. The Google Maps images below are the results.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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