Queensland rapid prototyping professional Mic Black and a crew of startups, academics and students made history on the weekend setting a record by launching a meat pie to the highest ever altitude in the Southern Hemisphere. The flight with helium balloons and a Garlo’s meat pie on board was the finale to a four day “NewSpace FlashBuild” event held from 7-11 November to promote and engage the space industry in Australia. The balloon reached 28.3 kilometres before bursting and returning to earth, pie intact. Two balloons in total were launched and retrieved from the Hunter Valley in NSW...Read more