Up, Up, and Away: Live(ish) coverage of High Altitude Ballooning
Today’s the day!
Mach 30 President, J. Simmons and volunteer, Jeremy Wright are in Chicago to begin documenting Open Design Engine‘s first High Altitude Balloon project.
This project is a partnership between Adler Planetarium‘s Far Horizons Project and Albuquerque’s Hackerspace, Quelab. Adler is providing the design for the balloon, Quelab will build and launch the balloon, and Mach 30 is providing project hosting space on Open Design Engine and project coordination.
As an added bonus, Mach 30 will also be participating in this weekend’s launch.
Watch this space throughout the weekend for new videos, updates and more!
You can watch the first design meeting live here–unless the meeting is over, then you should be able to see the video playback.
A small sample of the photos we took on the trip.
Tweet your questions and comments about the projects with the hashtag #M30AdlerHAB we’ll answer as quickly as we can. You can also leave comments below.
Posted on June 15, 2012, in Mach 30 Projects and tagged Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Hackerspace, High-altitude balloon, Jeremy Wright, Mach 30, Open Design Engine, Open-source hardware, Quelab. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.