Mission 51


Date: 13/08/2016

Launch Time: 17:14

Landing Time: 18:14

Launch site: Elveden Estate, Cambridgeshire


Landing site: Wangford, Suffolk


Flight duration:
Balloon type:200gm Cosmoprene
Burst Height:
Payload weight: 1200gm
Equipment: Go Pro Hero 3+ Black, Spot Messenger, Cattrack, Tractive, Windsond

Camera performance:

Other equipment:
Ascent Rate:
Descent Rate:
Comments: The actual flight path closely matched the forecast but I managed to drop the payload on land.


spot vs forecaast.jpg

Forecast (red) and SPOT location reports (blue)

windsond vs forecast.jpg

Forecast (yellow), Windsond location reports (purple)