Balloon control computer

We have settled on a system that will control the balloon mission.

The balloon uses GPS to determine it’s position. The position is then transmitted via. VHF radio to the APRS network using a Micro Trak APRS transponder
Video is recorded on a 16GB SD card using a HACK-HD camera. Live feed from the camera is transmitted to ground using a 2,4GHz video transmitter.
An Arduino based microcontroller handles power managmenet and safety features.

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Balloon control computer, a set on Flickr.

We have settled on a system that will control the balloon mission.

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