seriously, what kid hasn’t dreamed of doing this?
Saturday, July 7, 2007
Balloons suspend Kent Couch in a lawn chair as he floats in the skies near Bend, Ore., on his way to Idaho. Flying a total of 193 miles, Couch carried a global positioning system device, a two-way radio, a digital camcorder and a cell phone. He also had instruments to measure his altitude and speed and plastic bags of water to act as a ballast.