EDGE4 (16-Feb-2013) Launch Summary
|Power-on Time:||08:40 AM||Balloon:||1600g Hwoyee|
|Launch Time:||08:55 AM||Total Weight:||5 lbs|
|Burst Time:||01:02 PM||Total Lift (neck):||6.5 lbs|
|Landing Time:||01:45 AM||Max Altitude:||106,504 feet|
|Recovery Time:||01:50 PM||Distance:||165 miles|
Payload (and other) Details
This flight featured two payloads important to the underlying architecture of our primary research focus (BEACON). RF Design provided a pair of their new 900MHz ISM-band radios, the RFD900 for a head-to-head comparison with the Digi 9xTend radios that we've relied on for years. Additionally, HackHD sponsored a shperical video payload - 6 HD video cameras arranged to provide 360x180 degree video coverage. All the details are below...