WE FLEW BLT-31!
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TO THE EDGE OF SPACE!!!
13 June 2012 - BLT Dinner at Salt Grass - I-10W near Voss - 5:30PM
27 June 2012 - BLT Hardware Meeting - 310 Lombardy in Sugar Land - 8PM
11 July 2012 - BLT Dinner at Salt Grass - I-10W near Voss - 5:30PM
25 July 2012 - BLT Payload Integration Meeting - 310 Lombardy in Sugar Land - 8PM
08 August 2012 - BLT Dinner at Salt Grass - I-10W near Voss - 5:30PM
15 August 2012 - BLT Payload Completion Meeting - 310 Lombardy in Sugar Land - 8PM
17 August 2012 - BLT Final Preparation Meeting - 310 Lombardy in Sugar Land - 8PM
18 August 2012 - LAUNCH of BLT-31 - Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport - 10AM
25 August 2012 - Backup Launch Date
List of Main BLT-31 Payloads (MULTIPLE Packages):
Live Main Payload NTSC Color ATV = 1255 FM 900 mW
Crossband FM Repeater Uplink = 446.000 & Downlink = 147.435 1 Watt
APRS GPS Downlink = 144.390 W5ACM-9 250 mW
Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds
Digital Video Camera with Three Hours of On-Board Memory
GoPro Camera for HD Video Recording
RocketCam looking UP for balloon burst
Remote Control System for Video Camera Selection (Hi-Res & Lo-Res)
Solar-Powered 20M PSK-31 Beacon with Temp, Location and Altitude Telemetry = 14.071 400 mW
Crossband Remote Controlled Station Uplink = 446.10 MHZ FM & Downlink = 50.350 AM 400 mW
APRS GPS Downlink = 144.390 W5ACM-8 300 mW
Ultralight Stand-Alone APRS GPS Downlink with Telemetry = 144.390 KT5TK-11 300 mW
Parrot Repeater with Martin-2 SSTV Photos and GPS voice data = 147.500 500 mW
Automatic video recording system looking straight down
Live Sub Payload NTSC Color ATV = 2412 FM 500 mW
We Were There! Launch Happened 18 August 2012!
Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport
The REWARD sticker for all payloads in The String.