Mission 34

Date: 10th January 2016

Launch Time:     11:35am

Landing Time: 12:59pm

Launch site: Adfa, near Llanfair Caereinion https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.5886169,-3.4064654,544m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en

Landing site: Gibraltar Farm, Cheadle, Staffs




Forecast ascent rate 6.5 m/s 1000gm payload and 6 cubic m of helium


Flight duration:
Balloon type: 600gm PAWAN
Burst Height:
Payload weight:1050gm estimate
Equipment: SPOT Gen 3 *2, Cattrack, Go Pro Hero 3 White

Camera performance: Go Pro Hero 3 white (bacpac 4) 1hr 50 minutes

Other equipment:
Ascent Rate:
Descent Rate:
Comments: 1 cylinder of helium went to waste as the first balloon developed a leek and had to be abandoned. The second balloon had only 3 cubic meters of helium. During descent, the payload was spinning a great deal.

SPOT location reports (two SPOT trackers)

spot track

SPOT tracks. ‘999’ and ‘382’


forecast vs SPOT location reports

Forecast (blue) and SPOT location reports (red)