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Orion

  • 1 x SSB radio + computer system
  • GM862 GPS module with gps antenna and gprs antenna
  • Gps Reciever (Sirf III based and USB)
  • 2 x SMA Connectors
  • 1 x Picaxe Data Logger
  • 2 x Digital Cameras (1 Digimax V800 (8.1Mpixels)and 1 Genius Gshot DV5133(5Mpixels))
  • 4 x AA battery holders (1:GPS system, 2:Heater System, 3:Camera 1 system, 4:Data Logger system)
  • 20 x AA lithium Energizer batteries (8 for Heater, 6 for gps, 4 for Camera 1, 2 for Camera 2) Engerzier
  • Polystyrene box for payload container
  • 44“ Dura Parachute
  • Silver Duct Tape
  • Aluminum Foil to protect the payload from low tempertures
  • Heated Perpex window to protect the contents and camera inside the payload
  • 2 x 2GB MMC/SD Cards (in Camera system 1 and 2)
  • Camera System 1) in Still mode, capture a picture every 20 seconds
  • Camera System 2) in video mode 3.5 Mpixels for 2:20 hours

Reached 27000m and travelled 147 miles. Took over 312 photographs and 2:20 hours video footage.

projects/orion/orion.txt · Last modified: 2010/03/09 00:21 by sj