Bakewell pudding ‘lost in space’

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Picture caption Photograph of the pudding at about 50, 000ft above world

A Bakewell pudding which was released to the edges of space, along with tracking devices attached, has gone lacking.

Pupils at H. Anselm’s Preparatory School in Derbyshire sent the dessert, which was mounted on a high altitude balloon, flying upon Monday to raise money for charitable organisation.

Tracking devices demonstrated it had reached altitude associated with 16, 000m (52, 500ft) plus was over Saxilby, near Lincoln subsequently, but the devices have since halted working.

The school nevertheless hoped to find it.

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Image caption The Bakewell pudding just before take off

It was expected to reach heights of approximately 35, 000m (114, 000ft).

Liz Scott, director associated with studies, said: “Last year, all of us launched a high-altitude balloon within preparation for this experiment and it had been found by a couple on a seaside near Skegness, who used the get in touch with details on the balloon to inform us where it ended up.

“We’re hoping the same thing will happen once again and we’ll find out where the pudding ends up. ”

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Image caption The trackers on the balloon information its position, along with temperatures photos

The girl said the pupils have elevated about £ 1, 600 for your Guide Dogs for the Blind charitable organization as part of the experiment by asking nearby firms to sponsor them.

The trackers on the h?he balloon records its position, together with temperatures and photographs.

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Image caption The sweet treat was launched to the sky on Monday

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