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 ====== Earthshine Project ====== ====== Earthshine Project ======
  
-The Earthshine Project is a High Altitude Balloon Project created by Mike McRoberts and sponsored by [[http://​www.earthshinedesign.co.uk|Earthshine ​Design]].+The Earthshine Project is a High Altitude Balloon Project created by Mike McRoberts and sponsored by [[http://​www.earthshineelectronics.com|Earthshine ​Electronics]].
  
 Starting off with the first launch, Earthshine 1, the payload will be a testbed for the equipment and practise for more advanced future payloads. Starting off with the first launch, Earthshine 1, the payload will be a testbed for the equipment and practise for more advanced future payloads.
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 The payload will also be carrying a scientific experiment. A friend of mine (and Author) from the [[http://​www.orpington-astronomy.org.uk/​|Orpington Astronomical Society]], [[http://​www.amazon.co.uk/​Tony-Buick/​e/​B001K84P34/​ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1|Tony Buick]], will be sending up a set of UV transparent glass vials containing [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tardigrade|Tardigrades]] to see if they can withstand the rigours of near-space. The payload will also be carrying a scientific experiment. A friend of mine (and Author) from the [[http://​www.orpington-astronomy.org.uk/​|Orpington Astronomical Society]], [[http://​www.amazon.co.uk/​Tony-Buick/​e/​B001K84P34/​ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1|Tony Buick]], will be sending up a set of UV transparent glass vials containing [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tardigrade|Tardigrades]] to see if they can withstand the rigours of near-space.
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-**Projected Launch Date - Currently delayed due writing a book for Apress ([[http://​www.amazon.co.uk/​Beginning-Arduino-Michael-McRoberts/​dp/​1430232404/​ref=sr_1_1?​ie=UTF8&​s=books&​qid=1280916610&​sr=8-1|Beginning Arduino]]), due out in November 2010. Sometime in 2010 or early 2011 is all I can say at the moment.** ======+**Projected Launch Date - Aiming ​for January ​2011** 
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