Our launch was a success!

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Duke University students launch weather balloons into space

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Final Launch and Flight Video

Final Build Pictures

Final Build Pictures

Telemetry Data

Telemetry Data

Here are the results from the launch! Note that some sensor data was not included due to faulty hardware.  ...

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Preliminary update from our final launch (12/6)

First, the cover image for this post is an actual screen grab taken from roughly 60,000ft by Team 2’s payload!...

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Pi in The Sky has arrived (and it’s even up and running)!

Well…the transmitting end is. (We’re still working on the receiver, so hopefully we’ll have some news on that soon!) Thanks...

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Photos from our 11/14 test launch

You can check out the full album here.

Electronics Update

Electronics Update

There has been a lot of electronics work done since the first time I posted. I2C Bus Build  This needs...

Core Sensor Breakouts

Core Sensor Breakouts

First Test Run! I tested the thermometer and pressure sensor earlier today for functionality, rather than reliability. I received the...

Electronics Planning

Electronics Planning

It would be highly uninteresting to have a weather balloon come up and fall down without acquiring any data for...