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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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CNSP-18

CNSP-18

  Transatlantic Balloon Flight, December 2-5, 2012 CNSP-18   K6RPT-12   California Near Space Project Launch of CNSP-18 Transcontinental / Transatlantic Balloon Flight By Don Ferguson AI6RE It was a rainy weekend in San Jose but all indications were that the weather would clear in the afternoon on Sunday, December 2nd, 2012. Almost 1 year ago, on December 11th, 2011, a latex balloon, CNSP-11, was launched from San Jose,...

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CNSP-17

CNSP-17

  High Altitude Balloon Launch on November 6, 2012 CNSP-17   K6RPT-10 Maximum Altitude 102,142         We were testing the performance of our current stock, since recent Hwoyee 1600g flights have been demonstrating lower than expected altitudes.   Flight Information High Altitude Flight APRS Tracking on 144.39       CNSP-17                  ...

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CNSP-Teachers in Space

CNSP-Teachers in Space

High Altitude Balloon Launch on July 27, 2012 Teachers in Space Program Maximum Altitude 110,434   NASA Ames in CA had high school science teachers fly in from all over the US, building balloon payloads to fly on Friday 7/27 for the teachers in space program. CNSP set up for a launch at 6 a.m. (PST), and supplied two tanks of H2 for the 3000g Totex carrying two 6 pound payloads. The flights APRS call is W4CHS-11. Some of the payload...

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