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LVL1 Long Duration Balloon Project

LVL1 is embarking upon a mission to be the first amateurs to release a free-balloon and have it cross the entire Atlantic Ocean. The current plan is to make multiple launches of full-size trans-atlantic capable balloons between Dec 2010 and April 2011.

Next Launch

  • October 2010
  • Simple Latex balloon
  • Intended to raise awareness and funds for the program

Technical Details

Deprecated links, soon to be removed:

Introductory Information to this project, and background on amatuer Long Duration Ballooning

Known Constraints for amateur LDBs. Pretty well complete.

Known Issues - The problems that are needing solutions. This is not all-inclusive, but a good place to start.