IOT from the Edge of Space

My dear buddy Matt Long did a great experiment of building a full fledged hot air balloon driven gadget to capture Telemetry data and issue Command to space!

Check out the details of the Pegasus mission here:


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Nik works as a Solution Architect at Microsoft. His current focus is on assisting customers in designing and implementing hyper-scale Cloud and IoT solutions. He is the contributor and reviewer to several papers and books notably: Building Web Services with Microsoft Azure, Understanding Internet of Things (IoT) Device Choices and Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals. Nik is also a frequent blogger and rants on IoT at

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