Beer Flies To Space!

Beer Flies To Space!

Some guys decided to arrange a strange competition between dark and light beer: which one will fly higher to space?

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Beer Flies To Space!

They chose a convenient location, prepaired equipment and assembled “space modules”. The first ball was produced in America in 1982 to be intended for sending some equipment to stratosphere. A parachute is attached to the ball, it provides safe landing of the equipment when the ball breaks under the pressure of gas from inside. In theory it must happen at the height of 20-30 km.

Beer Flies To Space!

And this is a ball from China.

Beer Flies To Space!

Lifting capacity is controlled by a dynamometer. It must show traction of 2 kg. The beer can will be sent empty, otherwise there wouldn’t be enough trasction.

Beer Flies To Space!

“Mission control centre”. The Earth receives information about the speed, height and temperature outboard.

Beer Flies To Space!

Antenna receiving a video signal from one apparatus. The second one is received by a simpler antenna.

Beer Flies To Space!

“Cosmonaut”

Beer Flies To Space!

Two cameras will accompany the beer can.

Beer Flies To Space!

Final preparations

Beer Flies To Space!

Equipment of the spacecraft.

Beer Flies To Space!

Assembled apparatus

Beer Flies To Space!

Beer Flies To Space!

Beer Flies To Space!

The balloons reached the stratosphere where they broke. Then the search team was looking for the apparatuses for several hours.

Beer Flies To Space!

The first one

Beer Flies To Space!

Light beer reached the height of 20 180 m, the dark one – 21 570 m!

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9 thoughts on “Beer Flies To Space!”

  1. The video would be funnier if it were dubbed with the Russian national anthem and instead of beer it should be vodka and should be titled first vodka in space.

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