CNSP and Stanford Space Initiative

CNSP and Stanford Space Initiative

CNSP and Stanford Space Initiative, May 16, 2015   The California Near Space Project and Stanford Space Initiative collaborated in the launch of Stanford’s three high altitude balloon flights on May 16, 2015. CNSP provided launch support, using our Alicat Mass Flow Meter to precision fill the balloons for launch. Stanford’s latex balloon altitude-control technology is very impressive, and we look forward to following the evolution...

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CNSP-24

CNSP-24

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, April 12, 2015 CNSP-24   K6RPT-11   California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Sunday, April 12, 2015, flight # CNSP-24; call sign K6RPT-11. This is another one of our SPEED Project missions to push the evolution of efficiency and design. The flight completed a circumnavigation of the world on Monday, April 27, 2015, with the last report...

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CNSP-23

CNSP-23

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, March 28, 2015 CNSP-23   K6RPT-12   California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Saturday, March 28, 2015, flight # CNSP-23; call sign K6RPT-12. The flight crossed the US with the last report coming from Virginia on March 29, 2015. This flight used only solar to power the APRS tracking system.   Follow us on Twitter, @K6RPT for the...

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CNSP-22

CNSP-22

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, February 23, 2015 CNSP-22   K6RPT-11     California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Monday, February 23, 2015, flight # CNSP-22; call sign K6RPT-11. The flight crossed the US, Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, France and Spain with the last report coming from Greece on February 28, 2015, traveling 8,438 miles. This flight used only...

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SPEED Project

SPEED Project

Super Pressure Evolution Efficiency Design       California Near Space Project (CNSP) is pleased to announce the launch of our latest project, Super Pressure Evolution Efficiency Design, “SPEED.” The primary goal of the SPEED Project is to create successful Super Pressure Balloons. The evolution of efficiency and design with a Super Pressure Balloon requires extensive testing of candidate films including, tensile strength,...

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CNSP-21

CNSP-21

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, January 25, 2015 CNSP-21   K6RPT-12     CNSP-21 circumnavigates the world in just 11 days 23 hours 6 minutes.   California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Sunday, January 25, 2015, flight # CNSP-21; call sign K6RPT-12. The flight completed a circumnavigation of the world on Friday, February 6, 2015, with the last report coming from...

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CNSP-20

CNSP-20

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, November 25, 2014 CNSP-20   K6RPT-11     CNSP-20,Transcontinental Super Pressure Balloon flight   California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, flight # CNSP-20; call sign K6RPT-11. The flight achieved a successful float at 37,000 feet. CNSP-20 flew through southern California and on Wednesday November 26,...

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