High Altitude Ballooning
Calgary and Area
"Poor Mans Space program"
This was a night launch by a team from University of Calgary
This flight used a 1200 gram balloon, launched from carbon. we had 1 aprs trackers and 1 spot. Tracking worked perfectly balloon was recovered in the dark at 3am by recovery team (it had landed on the road)
There is more information on this flight on the UofC website, http://wcm.ucalgary.ca/above2/uchab-weather-balloons