David Jankowski from SATINS (Students and Teachers in Near Space; [url=http://satinsprogram.com]http://satinsprogram.com[/url]) had been preparing a Third Man Records mission. Kevin Carrico designed the payload — the Icarus Craft — to play a vinyl record while handling the expected rigors of a near space flight. My work on the unique project involved assembling a near spacecraft to carry the unique payload safely into near space, and finding out how to submit an FAA waiver for a balloon flight that didn’t meet all the requirements for FAR 101 (Federal Aviation Regulation part 101).
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