Project: Traveler will be helping out with a high altitude balloon launch in conjunction with the Maize school district, near Wichita. Dates and details TBD, but anticipate a March/April flight.
|Launch Site||Maize, KS (37.7N, -97.4W)|
Capsule 1 (Track)
Tracker: ptFlex with DRA818V 500mW transmitter signing W0ZC-11.
Camera: Dash-cam camera pointed up.
Capsule 2 (Track)
Tracker: ptFlex with DRA818V 500mW transmitter signing W0ZC-12.
|Recovery / Misc
||Parachute and misc rigging.|
|Total Flight Weight||Total neck weight on the balloon.||3.0kg|
|Balloon / Gas||
3000g Kaymont (requires 300cuft of Hydrogen)
|Estimated Burst Altitude||35,400m MSL (113,200')|
|Estimated Ascent Rate||6.0 m/s (1,200'/min)|
|Estimated Descent Rate||5.5 m/s (1,080'/min)|
|Average Ascent Rate|
|Measured Descent Rate|
|Total Flight Time|