Its rocket will ascend 30km using a meteorological balloon
before launching a rocket booster to fire its payload into orbit.
Mr Whitehead's company is working with Teesside University to develop a low cost rocket - a StratoBooster, which ascends on a meteorological balloon
- to launch these femtosatellites which the company has called ThumbSats, in what will be the first civilian space mission to launch in the UK.
The report quoted defense sources as saying that the object is likely to be a meteorological balloon
and further investigation is underway in Barmer, some 500 km from state capital Jaipur.
He'd previously found another device and a meteorological balloon
on the beach.
He fulfilled her final wishes by firing her ashes into space inside a helium-filled meteorological balloon
. We apologise for the error.
LANDY FILL: Artist Michael Landy with his work at the Joyous Machines exhibition Tinguely's most famous artwork was Homage to New York, a 27ft self-destroying sculpture made from junk including bike wheels, a piano and meteorological balloon
, which came to life for 27 minutes during a 'happening' in March 1960 before going up flames.
This inadvertently moved him to the forefront of modern wildlife illustration, as, at that time, most naturalists were still working from stuffed specimens rather than live ones; Above: inflating a meteorological balloon
, Greenland, 1937.
LUNGS: Brit Manjit Singh inflated a meteorological balloon
with lung power alone to 8ft (2.4m) in diameter in Leicester in 1998.
However, the UFO hunters concluded: "He saw a meteorological balloon
and greatly overestimated its speed."
But in findings released by the Public Records Office the experts dismissed the British "UFOs" as either a meteorite, meteorological balloon
or optical illusion.
David fulfilled his mother's final wishes by firing her ashes, along with those of her two beloved poodles, into space inside a helium-filled meteorological balloon
When a meteorological balloon
with which three science students were experimenting exploded at Penn Fields Wolverhampton, late yesterday afternoon nearly every house in the immediate neighbourhood was damaged.