Collaboration Flight 8

Payload build, Richard from GEEK. Balloon operation and flight design Chris

Date: 21/02/2015

Time: Launch 11:57am Landing :3:15pm

Launch site: Winter Gardens, Margate at the GEEK 2015 Festival

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.3920931,1.3854167,122m/data=!3m1!1e3!5m1!1e4?hl=en

Landing site: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.1333734,3.0655905,394m/data=!3m1!1e3!5m1!1e4?hl=en

Flight duration:3hr 15 min
Balloon type: 1200gm PAWAN
Burst Height: ?
Payload weight: 800gm
Equipment: SPOT Messenger CATTRACK 2 GSM locator, Kodak Camera

Camera performance:

Other equipment:
Ascent Rate:
Descent Rate:
Comments:

flight day forecast

forecast for 11am takeoff

forecast vs SPOT location reports

Payload forecast and the actual tracker location reports

 

geek payload

Payload before launch

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Winter Gardens , Margate. Just after launch

 

 

 

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