HacDC Spaceblimp 6/Projects/Structural Design

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This team will provide guidance and deliver solutions for the structural design of the payload bay, its securing to the balloon, and the balloon itself. This team and all other project teams that will be delivering payloads are expected to communicate needs, constraints, and expectations. Final constraints and designs will be approved by the Spaceblimp group at large.

Team Members

  • Derk
  • Ethan M
  • Nancy Wolfson
  • Nick
  • Samarth

Constraints

  • 2000g balloon

Ideas

  • ZPB DIY balloon (probably not first flight)
  • Housing Idea - Laser (or hot wire) cut expanded Styrofoam - glue together layers of Styrofoam for custom 3D shape and cover in epoxy for mounting hardness/Durability

Resources

Spaceblimp 6 Links