My space photography and other facts

Since arriving back at Pool Academy Phil and I have been looking at all the amazing photographs that were taken up there.

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There are shots of the ground, the roads, the beautiful fluffy clouds and the sunset.

We have also learnt that the balloon lifted me 61,000 feet up into the air! I was also going really fast….at some points I reached speeds of up to 90 miles per hour – which is faster than a car on the motorway.

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It was really cold up there in the sky and I was glad to have my lovely warm t-shirt on. I was surprised to learn the high tech equipment I had taken with me recorded the lowest temperature was -40 degrees. That is the same temperature as a winter’s day at the North Pole!

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I have posted up some of the lovely photographs from my mission on this blog so you can see some of the amazing sights I saw on Thursday night. It is a special thing to see the sun setting when you are flying above the clouds.

Yesterday I went to Roskear Primary School to show then the photographs.

Today I will be travelling to Illogan Primary School and Portreath Primary School. I am looking forward to sharing my adventures…