Our HAB's Flight…

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    Fred Kemmerer
    Fred Kemmerer

    Hello Everyone,

    We have our HAB back in NH and we have successfully extracted the video and data from the platform. Our HAB flew to 91,650 ft in about 3 hours and 10 minutes. The descent took about 50 minutes. The total flight time was just about 4 hours – quite a bit longer than we had planned. The GoPro cameras on board captured the first 2 hours and 40 minutes of the flight – their recording ended around 80,000 ft. Here’s what our HAB saw at that altitude –

    The balloon was about 6 ft in diameter at launch –

    and here’s a picture from the recovery site in Rhode Island –

    Note that the balloon was found partially intact at the recovery site – an interesting outcome for us to analyze.

    Here’s what the upward looking camera on our HAB saw –

    Here’s the path that our HAB took during its flight from aprs.fi –

    Much more to come…

    - Fred (AB1OC)
    President, Nashua Area Radio Society

    Visit us on the web at - https://www.n1fd.org

    Wayne Wagner
    Wayne Wagner

    So what’s next?  N1FD_CUBESAT or probe to the Moon?

    - Wayne (AG1A)

    Visit us on the web at - https://www.n1fd.org

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