We’re just a hair away from completing our main goal for this semester: Launching tethered balloons for the projects flying on the high altitude balloon. We’ve managed to gather everything needed for this objective, and are now awaiting on mother nature to let us fly. We’ve acquired the helium tanks, the balloon, the lines for […]Read more "Tethered Launch Rig Complete – Now, We Wait."
The Balloon Payload Program started out about one year ago in the spring semester of 2014. This was because two growing school projects, Project HERMES and Project TRAPSat, wanted to launch on high altitude balloons. Well, those projects are going beyond the balloon. Thats right. They’re going orbital. NASA had a call for applications for […]Read more "CTU is Going Orbital"