Detailed back stories, characters’ past experience, in-depth consideration of every detail of a place, person, environment, machine or action – for me, these are the elements of great storytelling. These are the things which raise a good story to a great one.

Luke Geissb├╝hler and his children attached an insulated package containing a video camera and iPhone to a weather balloon and launched it into space from Newburgh, New York. The balloon reached 100,000 feet before bursting and returning back to Earth where it was recovered – just 30 miles away from where they launched it!