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WYIN reporter Niccole Kunshek and her intern watch as Dave Peterson prepares our instrument for launch on May 8, 2006. The PBS local news story appeared on the Monday evening broadcasts.

Charles Bartholomew from the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune talks to students Anna Gasper and David Peterson as they prepare for a launch on May 4. Mr. Bartholomew's page-one story on our project appeared in theM ay 8 edition of the paper.

The story was picked up on the AP wire and appeared on the websites of numerous newspapers, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Examiner, the Houston Chronicle, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer , the Indianapolis Star, the Ledger, the Brandenton Herald, the Monterey Herald, The State, the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and News Sentinal, the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Northwest Alabama Times Daily, the Philadelphia Surburban papers, The Press of Atlantic City, the Ft. Mill Times, the Tri-City Herald, the Las Vegas Sun, the News & Observer, the Austin American-Statesman, and the Chicago Tribune. The story can also be found on the Dept. of Environmental Quality Promotion (Thailand), ABC, CBS, Forbes, WTOP, KSL, WBT, Yahoo!, Federal News Radio, MSNBC, and Newsday websites. Unfortunately, the link to the original story is down.

A photographer from the Northwest Indiana Times takes photographs of students preparing an instrument for launch on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

Northwest Indiana Times reporter, Elizabeth Holmes (center), watches a weather balloon rise through the atmosphere on Thursday, April 27, 2006 while interviewing students (left to right) David Peterson, Tami McDunn, and Anna Gasper. A story on the project appears in the 1 May 2006 edition of the paper.

VU Torch reporter, John Dimmick, interviews David Peterson for his article in the Torch (intranet only) that appeared Friday, April 28, 2006.

An article appeared in the VU Campus Chronicle (intranet only) on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

VU Press release on Friday, April 21, 2006.

 

 

 

 

 
 

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Met Data
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