Saturday, 23 April 2011

How simple can it be?

  • GPS SMS responder on O2
  • Backup GPS SMS responder on Orange/T-Mobile
  • NTX2 Beeper/Tracker
  • Down camera Canon A560 7.1 MP
  • Horizontal camera Canon A570 IS 7.1 MP
  • CHDK camera hacks for time lapse
  • Rocket parachute
  • Balloon
  • No on-board computer
  • No tracking during flight
  • Case warm and waterproof
  • Weight TBA

Friday, 15 April 2011

Phooka HAB

This is a blog to document my attempts to build and launch a high altitude balloon. The idea is to make Phooka-1 as simple as possible. Is there any such thing with HAB?