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== Persons of Interest ==
 
== Persons of Interest ==
 
* '''Matthew''' - I'll try to facilitate things as best I can to move us towards our goal.
 
* '''Matthew''' - I'll try to facilitate things as best I can to move us towards our goal.
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* '''Zach''' - I like space (and near-space) and I have done this once before. Also, ham license.
 
* Do you want to be a PoI on this project? Go ahead and add yourself and what your role will be!
 
* Do you want to be a PoI on this project? Go ahead and add yourself and what your role will be!
  
 
== Estimated Date ==
 
== Estimated Date ==
 
* The future (summer-ish)
 
* The future (summer-ish)

Revision as of 21:42, 28 February 2014

Project Goal

  • Send a balloon with some sort of electronic equipment into the sky and try to retrieve it*.

* (Mostly) intact

Resources Required

What we have

  • GPS receiver

What we need

  • Balloon
  • Helium / Hydrogen
  • Altitude
  • GPS logger
  • Telemetry TX/RX
  • Bright orange spray paint
  • Camera (c'mon, who doesn't like the pics from these things?!)
  • Parachute (or not...?)

Persons of Interest

  • Matthew - I'll try to facilitate things as best I can to move us towards our goal.
  • Zach - I like space (and near-space) and I have done this once before. Also, ham license.
  • Do you want to be a PoI on this project? Go ahead and add yourself and what your role will be!

Estimated Date

  • The future (summer-ish)