Super Pressure Balloon Flight, January 25, 2015
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 flight completed its journey around the world on Friday, February 6, 2015, with the last report coming from Morocco on February 11, 2015, after 2 weeks, 2 days, 15 hours and 27 minutes from the time of launch. CNSP-21 crossed the US and the Atlantic twice, traveling 27,467 miles. This flight used only solar to power the APRS tracking system.
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CNSP-21 journey begins with a US and Transatlantic crossing.
CNSP-21 starting the Transpacific crossing.
CNSP-21 completing its journey around the world on Friday, February 6, 2015.
CNSP-21 crossing US and Atlantic for the second time.