Students at Bright School help launch Little Debbie cosmic cupcakes into space
It looked like future NASA astronauts in training Wednesday in Chattanooga. Students from The Bright School launched the new Little Debbie's Cosmic Cupcakes into space.
Channel 3 Chief Meteorologist Paul Barys was on hand with them at the Challenger Center, explaining how the weather balloon works.
The balloon was fitted with Go Pro cameras and a GPS tracking system. The cupcakes are expected to get more than 18 miles high. The cupcakes are expected to leave the earth's atmosphere.
Their anticipated landing area: somewhere in the Nantahala National Forest.