Archive for August, 2017

Eclipse 2017 Balloon pictures

This blog post contains images from the balloon taken by two of the three Raspberry Pi Zero cameras on-board. ¬†Unfortunately the third suffered catastrophic data loss (probably upon landing) and everything on its SD-card was lost. ¬†One of the Pi cameras faced outward from the side of the payload and the other at about a […]

Eclipse 2017 High Altitude Balloon

A handful and a half of our hackers collaborated over the past several weeks to design and launch a high altitude helium-filled balloon during the recent total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. The balloon was kitted out with cameras, sensors and way-finding equipment. After being aloft for about 3.5 hours, the increasing altitude contributed […]