Author Topic: Static  (Read 827 times)

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Offline Michael Kellough

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« on: May 28, 2008, 12:01 AM »
I've heard that moving air can cause a static charge to develop in ungrounded plastics.

Can helium do the same? Did that foil the latest attempt to free fall from 25 miles up?

"The launch team is investigating whether static electricity might have led to the setting off one of charges at the release point between the capsule and the balloon"