HacDC Spaceblimp 3

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Planned launch date: Saturday, November 6, 2010 (Rain date November 7, else next weekend).

Launch time: 9:00 AM, Launch should take less than an hour.

Launch Location:Probably along US 81 Between Hagerstown, MD and Edinburg, VA

Planned Altitude: TBD Planned Ascent Rate: TBD

Primary Beacon: Tiny Track 4 with 0.5 W transmitter on 144.390 MHz, call sign W3HAC-11. $3 GPS module Secondary Beacon: Son-of-WhereAVR with ublox GPS. Yaesu VX-1 handi-talkie, Transmitter TBD Recording accelerometer, air pressure based altimiter, cosmic ray counter

Stay tuned for details!

HacDC Spaceblimp Project:
Main Page Press Page First Launch (Found) Second Launch (Successful)
Third Launch (Successful) Fourth Launch (Successful) Fifth Launch (3% short of goal) Sixth Launch (Successful) Seventh Launch (Successful)

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