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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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CNSP-16

CNSP-16

High Altitude Balloon Launch on May 6, 2012 CNSP-16   K6RPT-10 Maximum Altitude 138,959       CNSP-16 was launched for testing lift to weight ratios, pushing the limits on the Hwoyee envelope for more data. Thanks recovery teams, Ian Kluft, KO6YQ, Don Ferguson, AI6RE, Linda Ferguson, KE6BEO and Jonathan Corgan, AE6HO for tracking the flight.     Flight Information High Altitude Flight  APRS Tracking on 144.39...

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CNSP-15

CNSP-15

High Altitude Balloon Launch on February 10, 2012 CNSP-15   K6RPT-10 Maximum Altitude 120,087       CNSP-15 was launched for testing lift to weight ratios, pushing the limits on the Hwoyee envelope for more data. Don Ferguson, AI6RE and Linda Ferguson, KE6BEO tracked and recovered CNSP-15 payload.     Flight Information High Altitude Flight  APRS Tracking on 144.39   CNSP-15          ...

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CNSP-14

CNSP-14

High Altitude Balloon Launch on December 11, 2011 CNSP-14   K6RPT-14 Maximum Altitude 128,795       We launched CNSP-14 at sunset to avoid the UV exposure on the balloon and to see what affect this would have on altitude. Stratofox Aerospace Tracking & Recovery Team was in Central Valley receiving packets directly from the APRS transmitter until it flew over the Sierras and landed near Area 51 in Nevada.   Flight...

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