DREAMS-25: Trial Run for Eclipse Launch


Proposed Dates: July 8 (July 9 weather date)
Flight path near Vienna, GA near I-75

SPOT Tracker
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W4CHS-3 Tracker

Weather Predictions

SURFACE
Wunderland for Vienna

Surface winds visualized
Jet stream visualized

BALLOON PATH PREDICTIONS
Launch site (preliminary):
Finleyson Methodist Church, 35 Pine Hill Ln, Pineview, GA 31071
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Payloads:

  • SmartPower system for the payload box to include data collection and autonomous controls to limit effect of power loss due to failed experiments
  • Geiger-Muller tube to measure radiation
  • 3-axis magnetoresistive magnetometer with 16-bit A/D
  • State variables: pressure, temperature (platinum RTD through amplified I2C circuit)
  • carbon dioxide
  • oxygen
  • Bacteria culture
  • Dust collector

Mission Prep

VIDEO of Dynamics Testing

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AFLAC Duck getting ready for flight

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To Do List - 5 days to launch!

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Sensor payloads waiting to be built by GHP students