Technology in the pursuit of art


Breathtaking 360 video with the sparkling curvature of Earth as a backdrop. A majestic rise above the atmosphere on a balloon and a heart-racing plunge back home. Developing the technology to make the High Altitude Photography Platform a reality would take us on a two-year journey filled with reaction control jets, custom-molded carbon fiber, satellite communications, and a host of techie goodness.



Learn about the goals for the HAPP project, our core team, some terrific folks who have helped us along the way, and how to reach us in Ann Arbor or Austin.

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There are several ways you can support HAPP Research, and some of them are free! Of course, we also sell cool swag if you want to show us some love that way too.

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