UKHAS 1 has been found in Essex and has been collected Some damage to payloads due to parachute failure.
LAUNCH : 1.20pm 3/2/07
LAUNCH IS ON (07:44, 3/2/07) Weight change for Tracker 4 - lift + max altitude has been recalculated**
Launch Location : Churchill College, Cambridge (Backup Sunday EARS launchsite Elsworth confirmed Reminder - RADAR reflector will need to be constructed)
Launch Window : Saturday 3rd Feb - 10.30am
Launch Preparation Begins : 9.00am
Flight Plan : Climb to 31km, Cutdown (under Tracker 4 control), Parachute down.
Communication Frequencies :
Proposed Flight Data:
Launch Team :
Payload Team :
Recovery Team :
Balloon Size : 1000g
Parachute Size : 54“ gives 4m/sec decent rate
Cutdown Device : Fergus-type explosive, with mechanical pin-pull backup. Both controlled by Tracker 4 based on distance/
Proposed Train Order : Balloon – RADAR reflector - Cutdown – Parachute – Tracker 4 – mc-'s payload – Mihab 3 – Cutdown – Parachute – XABEN1