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Status: Waiting for launch window
High altitude (meteorological) balloon flight with 3 payloads. One Raspberry Pi, one custom pico PCB and tardigrades. Antenna has been reverted back to the stubby with dish due to poor performance from the co-linear dipole.
Intended profile, for actual profile see Mission Outcome.
|Location||Hanging Gate Inn, Macclesfield|
HAB Package EP-02
|Power Unit (c/w Batteries)|
|Additional Equipment||Camera [standalone] drawing power from separate cells|
|Tardigrade container with Tardigrades|
Pico Package Pico-EP-M1
388g hab payload 35g pico
Direct tracking will be achieved using Tracking Kit TK-M2. This will be used for tracking on launch and landing.
Indirect flight tracking will be achieved using HAB community online resources.
We also be using LoRa to communicate with the Pico, this currently is being tracked by our own equipment, which is another PicoPCB.
Example payload string : “$$MSPpi1,347,19:41:58,53.48425,-2.23625,00037,0,0,11,33.1,0.0,0.000*0A83”
Awaiting mission completion.
Summary Awaiting mission completion.
Discussion Awaiting mission completion.
Raw flight info is here : https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17KtejNTjdhakAj6PfUhosDzlyFxk0V2Bqi2BD3hmT1g/edit?usp=sharing