Posts Tagged ‘science project’

Mission Accomplished! – PocketFinder in Space Part 2


Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by Admin 1 Comment

Balloon Project Launch

Wow what a journey! PocketFinder® successfully reached over 106,685 feet inside the payload designed and launched by the High Altitude Balloon Club at Forrest View Middle School in North Central Minnesota! This was the first time we sponsored a project that would send a PocketFinder into the upper stratosphere. Not surprisingly, this is the highest our devices have ever been so we were excited to see how the devices would perform after being that high. We were very happy when we saw the rugged GPS device come back into wireless range and successfully provide a location.

Not only did the device work under these extreme conditions, but the PocketFinder saved the project from becoming lost when it returned to earth!

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Space Balloon Launch! PocketFinder On Board!


Posted on: March 13th, 2012 by Admin

PocketFinder is excited to help sponsor two devices for Forestview Middle School’s “High Altitude Balloon Launch” located in North Central Minnesota. The class consists of 4 instructors and 13 students from 7th and 8th grade. While only 13 were chosen to be a part of this amazing opportunity, the invitation to apply was extended to all students.

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Donating GPS Locators for Middle School Science Project


Posted on: January 31st, 2012 by Admin 1 Comment

The list of applications for PocketFinder GPS location devices grows with each new activation. Thanks to a team of Middle School students and teachers, that list of applications is soaring sky-high…literally.

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