High Altitude Balloon Launch

High Altitude Balloon Launch

We are planning on launching a high altitude balloon during the next academic year.

 

This page will get updated as the status of the project progresses

 

 

Launch Site

Beach adjacent to the Swansea University Bay Campus, Skewen, SA1 8EN

 

Payload

We need to decide what kind of tracking payload we want to use for the balloon flights. Suggestions are as follows:

  • Raspberry Pi Zero with Radiometrix 434mhz radio and Pi Camera
  • Raspberry Pi Zero with Radiometrix 434mhz radio and Pi Camera
  • GoPro Hero 5 Session
  • ?Backup Payload

 

Chase Vehicles

Peter M0SWN

Ken GW0RHC (Unconfirmed)

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Credit to Noah Klugman