Testing a variety of potential communication methods:
Onboard is also a single 3.1MP camera facing sideways.
The flight computer is a gumstix connex 200xm with a gpsstix attached.
Power: Lithium AAA 1.5V Energizer e2 L92(Lithium Iron disulphide cells)
434mhz beacon powered by Black Diamond CR-P2 Lithium photocell (6V)
Parachute = 91cm in diameter
Total weight = 1kg
Balloon size - not decided yet depends on weather (500gm)
Launch date: First attempt : 15/07/06 Succesfully launched and recovered (see Pegasus III)