JHAB-4 – Reach
Balloon Launch Status
Launch Readiness Status go
Launch readiness has been evaluated, and is currently GO. Weather and Wind conditions are favorable for launch and recovery. Flight is a GO!
Launch Completed: 11/04/2012 @ 09:00 amcompleted
This balloon was launched on 11/04/2012 at 09:00 am. Launch was completed at 14:24.
Mission Flight Director name Joshua Nagel email firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Launch
Big balloon, a little helium and under 2 lbs. JHAB-4 is an attempt at an altitude record, we're going to try to reach 40,000 meters (131,000 feet)! - Launch predictions show a 5 hour flight time, landing in Moreno Valley.
Payload Weight: 0.450 kilograms / 0.99 pounds
The weight of the payload in kilograms.
Balloon Weight: 1.6 kilograms / 3.52 pounds
The weight of the balloon in kilograms.
Radio, parachute only.
Post Flight Details
Flight PathDownload KMZ File KJ6UXA-4
The KMZ file contains all the packets collected via the Amateur Radio Network, viewable in google earth. If you download the file into Google Earth, you can view the 3D version.
Landing LocationOpen in Google Maps
Landing Time: 14:24
The time that the balloon landed on the ground.
Flight Time: 04:32:00
The length of time that the balloon was airborne. Formatted as HH:MM:SS.
Maximum Altitude: 28.6 kilometers / 17.77 miles
The maximum altitude the balloon reaches in kilometres.