JHAB-1 – First Flight
Balloon Launch Status
Launch Readiness Status go
Launch readiness has been evaluated, and is currently GO. No foreseeable issues with launch progress.
Launch Completed: 09/18/2011 @ 10:08completed
This balloon was launched on 09/18/2011 at 10:08. Launch was completed at 1:11.
Mission Flight Director name Joshua Nagel email firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Launch
JHAB1 - Our initial test flight. JHAB1 was equipped with a still and a HD video camera – Canon PowerShot A480 and a GoPro HD video camera. For tracking we have an iPhone with instamapper, and a SPOT GPS.
Link to the Flight record http://jhabproject.com/jhab-first-flight-photos/
Payload Weight: 1.179 kilograms / 2.5938 pounds
The weight of the payload in kilograms.
Balloon Weight: 1.2 kilograms / 2.64 pounds
The weight of the balloon in kilograms.
Canon PowerShot A480 and a GoPro HD video camera. iPhone, SPOT GPS device
Post Flight Details
Flight PathDownload KMZ File 0
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: 1:11
The time that the balloon landed on the ground.
Flight Time: 03:03:00
The length of time that the balloon was airborne. Formatted as HH:MM:SS.
Maximum Altitude: 33.8 kilometers / 21 miles
The maximum altitude the balloon reaches in kilometres.