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projects:balloon:balloonmark6 [2015/04/07 12:45]
kd2eat [Lessons Learned]
projects:balloon:balloonmark6 [2015/04/09 08:29] (current)
kd2eat [Lessons Learned]
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   - Once again, the parachute got totally twisted in the remains of the balloon. ​ For these very light payloads, we will probably fly without a parachute and just depend on the lightness of the payload and wind resistance to return the payload safely.   - Once again, the parachute got totally twisted in the remains of the balloon. ​ For these very light payloads, we will probably fly without a parachute and just depend on the lightness of the payload and wind resistance to return the payload safely.
   - We had some better data as a result of this launch. ​ Based on the data, it appears that the balloon burst at around 5.2m.  We will continue to collect data.   - We had some better data as a result of this launch. ​ Based on the data, it appears that the balloon burst at around 5.2m.  We will continue to collect data.
 +  - The plastic bottle seems like a workable technology for keeping the payload warm enough that the camera and tracker function smoothly.