Rising to the celestial occasion with tracking balloons

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     An 8-foot camera-carrying balloon has a test launch before Monday's solar eclipse. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

    An 8-foot camera-carrying balloon has a test launch before Monday's solar eclipse. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

    The coast-to-coast eclipse paid a visit to Russellville, Kentucky, Monday afternoon, greeted by a throng of observers, including a group from Temple University who launched a balloon-mounted camera to capture the event.

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller spoke with Abby Sydnes, the lead student on the project, just after the eclipse.

     

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