1739259 submission Submission + - LASA Balloon Launch reaches 2nd Highest altitude (greatballoonchase.ca) Submitted by bentfork on Monday November 17, 2008 @11:12AM bentfork writes: "LASA (The LAnark Space Agency) successfully launched a weather balloon this Sunday. It reached a peak altitude of 122,323ft (That's 37 284m, or 6.71 leagues!) and is #2 in the record books! The track along with the photos can be views in Google Earth (kmz), or Google Maps. The project page is available at greatballoonchase.ca. 200+ Images are available on a coral cache"