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Monitor Elementary School Balloon

Today the Northwest Technical Institute’s Electrical Engineering Department launched a weather balloon for 5th graders at  Springdale’s Monitor Elementary School. The balloon was the 14th NTI has launched at area schools to give them a change to apply what they have learned in their science classes. The balloon stay aloft for about 2 hours and carry a small homing beacon so that the NTI instructors can retrieve it.