Austin Langford

Austin Langford is from Germantown, WI, and is majoring in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  He has participated in high-power rocketry and stratospheric eclipse ballooning.  Austin had a summer 2017 internship at NASA Langley but returned to Minnesota in time to rejoin the ballooning team for the eclipse […]


Asif Ally

Asif is a member of NASA’s Minnesota Space Grant High-Altitude Ballooning Team. He works on the University of Minnesota MURI Project where his main focus is developing a payload that aims to characterize the particulate content of the stratosphere. The particle data is accompanied by atmospheric data and GPS data collected from a full custom […]


Jacob Meyer

Jacob J. Meyer is one of the newest members of the NASA Space Grant Ballooning team at the University of Minnesota. He got involved with the ballooning team in May and graduated from Farmington High School in June of 2018. He primarily specializes in configuring radios for inflight operations, and is also leading and assisting […]