A Video from Skywatchdc


Skywatchdc has created an informational video combining our research on the JLENS aerostat technology, images and video, and the interview with Dr. Tom Crouch from the National Air and Space Museum to provide an overview of the technology, the historical perspective, and the possible citizen concerns.


Dr. Tom Crouch Interview Transcript

Tom Crouch photo

Photograph of Skywatchdc Team members Uwa, Zhou, and Tyler with Dr. Tom Crouch

Please click on the link below to read the transcript of the first 10 minutes of Skywatchdc’s April 8, 2013 Interview with Dr. Tom Crouch, Senior Curator at the National Air and Space Museum, on the history of tethered balloon technology. Dr. Crouch provides a historical context to the use of hot air balloons and aerostats in surveillance.

Transcript of Interview with Dr. Tom Crouch