Lesson 2 


Understand High Altitude Balloon flights and the atmosphere.

New Information Presented

Atmospheric Layers and their heights above the surface of the Earth

Components to High Altitude Balloon

High Altitude Balloon Launch

Information Sources

ESA Space for our Climate - http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Space_for_our_climate


Application Task


View presentation, preferable in groups or 3 to 4 students, and complete question sheet in relation to presentation (20 mins)

Goal Revisited

One or more students can identify the atmosphere where the high altitude balloons will be launched to, and can identify where their cubesat will sit in the build up of the high altitude balloon.


Downloadable Files

Additional Information.pptx

Lesson 2 Stratospheric Balloons.pptx