Essentially this guy has waved two fingers at the "can't do" "shan't do" culture that infests our broken little land, and has gone on to produce something quite spectacular.
And all for 500 quid.
Today he has NASA calling and is something of an international celebrity.
I bet the control freaks who feast off the bureaucracy that usually stifles such endevour are blowing blood vessels.
All I can say is: Well done mate! Excellent!
There are others who are also breaking the mould and pushing the edge. See Here for another HAB (High altitude balloon) group that has some spectacular results.
Up and down the country there is an army of grubby little
Not everyone gets to break the mould like Rob, but you can guarantee that his success will inspire others to even greater feats.
If anything will dig this country out of the morass it has got itself into, it is barnstorming technical invention.
Each spectacular achievement is a hammer blow against the current
Maybe each industrious little shed in this country should have a new plaque on its door.
“The Recovery Starts Here”