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Erika Hamden: What does it take to send a telescope into the stratosphere?

29 Oct 2021, 14:25 UTC
Erika Hamden: What does it take to send a telescope into the stratosphere?
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Astrophysicist Erika Hamden spent 10 years building FIREBall, a telescope that reaches the stratosphere and looks for clues to how stars form. Launching it was more challenging than she ever imagined.(Image credit: Ryan Lash/Ryan Lash / TED)

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