Mission 39

IMG_5008

Date:6th May 2016

Launch Time:12:31

Landing Time: around 14:00

Launch site:

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.5976555,-1.7974037,14.54z?hl=en

Landing site:

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.8487415,-1.9342236,1097m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en

Flight duration:
Balloon type:5*6gm Qualitex balloon
Burst Height:2993m
Payload weight: 82gm
Equipment: Windsond and cattrack. 2ft parachute.

Camera performance:na

Other equipment:
Ascent Rate:1 m/s
Descent Rate: 1 m/s
Comments: Lift was achieved with 5 balloons filled to a diameter of approximately 40cm. The battery life on the windsond was approximately 90minutes. The windsond powered off during the descent and was recovered using the cattrack. Windsond maintained regular downlink throughout the flight though information on the battery was unavailable towards the end.

Tracking:

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Windsond Telemetry

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Radiosonde Data

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