JHAB-8 – V2 Maiden Voyage
Balloon Launch Status
Launch Readiness Status go
Launch readiness has been evaluated, and is currently GO. No foreseeable issues with launch progress.
Launch Completed: 06/02/2013 @ 08:00completed
This balloon was launched on 06/02/2013 at 08:00. Launch was completed at 12:01.
Mission Flight Director name Joshua Nagel email email@example.com
Description of Launch
JHAB-8 First Flight of the JHAB2 capsule(JHAB-7 original design was lost).
Payload Weight: 1.588 kilograms / 3.4936 pounds
The weight of the payload in kilograms.
Balloon Weight: .8 kilograms / 1.76 pounds
The weight of the balloon in kilograms.
Payload: 1 APRS Radio, 2 GoPro's, 1 Contour. First Flight of the JHAB2 capsule(last flight lost)
Flight Plan currently is:
Launch between 8 to as late as 10am
Max weight is 3.5lbs
Payload: 1 APRS Radio, 2 GoPro's, 1 Contour
Flight time is roughly 2 hours.
First a tethered Launch and recovery for footage
Then full launch
Recovery location is ~ 18km (11 miles) from launch site, (very slight chance we might see it on the way down).
Recover, then recharge if needed, set for recovery activity.
Flight Complete - get a beer
Post Flight Details
Flight PathDownload KMZ File KJ6UXA-8
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: 12:01
The time that the balloon landed on the ground.
Flight Time: 02:48:00
The length of time that the balloon was airborne. Formatted as HH:MM:SS.
Maximum Altitude: 2.6 kilometers / 1.62 miles
The maximum altitude the balloon reaches in kilometres.