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D4 Special Project: Capture Footage of Solar Eclipse from 10,000 ft.

Recently, D4 Advanced Media partnered with Vertical Explorers to launch a weather balloon into the upper atmosphere to obtain footage of the August 21st solar eclipse. The balloon took off carrying ten on-board GoPros and tracking/transmission devices. Lifting off from Garden Valley Idaho at 10:47am MDT, the intrepid capsule climbed into the sky, gathering amazing […]
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Launch Day – Solar Explorer in Real-Time Tracking the Eclipse

Launch day is here! Track our GoPro capsule as it flies to 100,000ft to capture the eclipse. Here is today’s schedule: Launch – 10:47am MDT Eclipse first contact – 11:11am MDT Full eclipse – 11:26a – 11:28am MDT Eclipse last contact – 12:50am MDT Recovery ~1p MDT after 90mins of flight time. Estimated flight path: […]
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D4 to Launch Research Capsule into Upper Atmosphere to Record Solar Eclipse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 18, 2017 D4 Advanced Media Announces Partnership with Vertical Explorers to Launch Research Capsule into Upper Atmosphere to Record Solar Eclipse Reno, Nevada – D4 Advanced Media today announced a partnership with Vertical Explorers to sponsor and provide cameras for the deployment of HAB3 – Solar Explorer, a high altitude balloon […]
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