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projects:balloon:balloonmark5 [2014/08/09 08:37]
kd2eat [Lessons Learned]
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kd2eat [Lessons Learned]
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 ===== Lessons Learned ===== ===== Lessons Learned =====
  
-  - Ordered List ItemThe ​tracker had some issues. ​ They need to be resolved prior to the next flight.+  - The tracker had some issues ​with reboots.  They need to be resolved prior to the next flight.
   - The 150g balloons apparently have quite a bit of variability in burst altitude! ​ That was a surprise.   - The 150g balloons apparently have quite a bit of variability in burst altitude! ​ That was a surprise.
   - Although the parachute predictor estimated a descent rate of about 6 m/s, we rounded up to 8 based on previous experience with the balloon remains interfering with the parachute function. ​ The observed descent rate was 8.9 m/s.  We could have rounded even higher.  ​   - Although the parachute predictor estimated a descent rate of about 6 m/s, we rounded up to 8 based on previous experience with the balloon remains interfering with the parachute function. ​ The observed descent rate was 8.9 m/s.  We could have rounded even higher.  ​
     - In future, we might want to use a larger chute than recommended to temper the descent rate, or find a means to jettison the balloon remains after burst.     - In future, we might want to use a larger chute than recommended to temper the descent rate, or find a means to jettison the balloon remains after burst.