HiDRON Glider Sets New High In Stratospheric Flight

Credit: HiDRON: Stratodynamics Aviation/UAVOS
An unmanned glider has been launched from a stratospheric balloon at 111,434 ft. altitude on a scientific flight to test an airglow monitor (AMON). The Sept. 1 night flight by the HiDRON glider, developed by Stratodynamics Aviation and UAVOS, beat its previous highest release altitude of 98,450 ft...

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