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Launch One

First launch attempt on Sunday 7th Oct for EARS site.

Hardware

  • Gumstix
  • Audiostix 2 Daughterboard
  • Servo Driver
  • Servo
  • 434mhz Radio
  • Nokia 8310
  • 2x Pyro Drivers (Balloon cutdown and Parachute release)
  • Power supply
  • Li-ion batteries
  • Lifting Body

Software

  • Parachutecutdown (Bash script)
  • Ballooncutdown (Bash script)
  • Supervisor (C)

Flight Plan

Approx:

  • Rapid ascent to 10000m
  • Cutdown (controlled by Navsoft)
  • Glide down
  • Parachute release at 300m
  • Land
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