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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 design and build successful Super Pressure Balloons. The evolution of efficiency and design with a Super Pressure Balloon requires extensive testing of candidate films including, tensile strength, film...

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CNSP-21

CNSP-21

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, January 25, 2015 CNSP-21   K6RPT-12     CNSP-21 completed its journey around 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. This is another one of our  SPEED Project missions to push the evolution of efficiency and design. The...

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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. This is another one of our SPEED Project missions to push the evolution of efficiency and design. The flight achieved a...

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CNSP-19

CNSP-19

Super Pressure Balloon Flight, October 19, 2014 CNSP-19   K6RPT-12   CNSP-19, the Wounded Bird   California Near Space Project (CNSP) launched a Super Pressure Balloon from Silicon Valley California on Sunday, October 19, 2014, flight # CNSP-19; call sign K6RPT-12. This is another one of our  SPEED Project missions to push the evolution of efficiency and design. The flight ascended slowly and reached an altitude of 650 feet when...

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CNSP STEM Outreach & Menlo College

CNSP STEM Outreach & Menlo College

CNSP STEM Outreach & Menlo College April 21, 2014   The California Near Space Project STEM outreach program flew a high altitude amateur balloon for students from Menlo College, Atherton, CA.  Andrew Vargas was the Project leader and coordinator of the first high altitude balloon launch for Menlo College. The launch was called M.O.S.S. “Menlo Oaks Space Shuttle”. M.O.S.S. was launched from San Jose near Hwy 85 and Almaden...

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