Summer 2015 Science Project





11:30am Central time Launch


Team SpaceExe will be trying to release an RC airplane from 100,000ft and then flying it back to the 
Nippersink Middle School.

  

Team 3 : "Space.Exe" - Max, Kyle, Cole, Cody, and Jake.

  





RvJet systems and equipment

Tracking ... Byonics MT-1000, Voltage telemetry only, no temperature telemetry. Tracking available on Google APRS. Call sign KC9YMN
Tracking ... Trackimo, Call sign "Camilleisawesome"
Dragonlink Receiver (433mhz)
Camera ... 700tvl RMRC 
Video Tx .... 1.3ghz RMRC 800mw Tx, broadcasting on 1258mhz
Video Transmission antenna ... Video Aerial Systems "Mad Mushroom" 
On Screen Display ... Dragon Labs OSD v2
Power system ... 12V 4500mah lipo 
Motor .... 900kv
ESC ... 65a
Release Mechanism ... optical kill switch (Horizon Hobby)

Camera Platform equipment

Dragonlink Receiver (433mhz)
Camera ... 700tvl RMRC
Video Tx ... 1.3ghz RMRC 800mw Tx, broadcasting on 1280mhz
Video Antenna ... Video Aerial Systems "Mad Mushroom"
Power system ... 12v energizer ultimate lithium battery pack (3000mah)

Ground Transmitter

Spectrum Dx7 ... communicating with the RvJet for flight control and release, controls camera on platform


Their airplane weighs 2500g.  
Projected climb rate is 4 meters per second.  
Helium needed is 226cuft.  Neck lift = 3600g.  
Time to climb to 100,000ft is 153 minutes.  
3000g balloon
Milk jug should weigh 3600g

Here is the projected track for the project.














On Tuesday July 28, 2 groups of kids will be trying to release an RC airplane from 100,000ft and then flying it back to the 
Nippersink Middle School.  

Team 2 - Composed of Nick, Maggie, Camille, and Victoria.  They will launch their project at 10:30am central time.



Here is the projected track for their project.
Their airplane weighs 2100g.  Projected climb rate is 4 meters per second.  Helium needed is 153cuft.  Neck lift = 2936g.  Time to climb to 100,000ft is 135 minutes.  1500g balloon
Milk jug should weigh 2936g



You can follow the project at Google APRS.  Click the link below.  The call sign for this project is KC9YMN-4.


To watch a live stream video for this project click the link below.  Live stream will start at about 10:20.


Our back up tracker can be found here.  The name of the tracker is camilleisawesome.  To access the account.  The username is prkaup@gmail.com, and the password is Journey1








Team 1 - Eric, Moss, Gerrit, Aiden, and Finn.They will launch their project at 1:30pm central time.


Here is the projected track for the project.  
Their airplane weighs 2400g.  Projected climb rate is 4 meters per second.  Helium needed is 223cuft.  Neck lift = 3500g.  Time to climb to 100,000ft is 153 minutes.  3000g balloon
Milk jug should weigh 3500g




You can follow the project at Google APRS.  Click the link below.  The call sign for this project is KC9YMN.


To watch a live stream video for this project click the link below.  The broadcast will start at 1:20pm central time.


Our back up tracker can be found here.  The name of the tracker is fridge84.  To access the account.  The username is prkaup@gmail.com, and the password is Journey1


Weather for the launches tomorrow....







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