This past weekend two students from the CAPE team traveled to The Annual LaSpace Conference to present our progress on the CAPE project over the last year. Overall the conference was a success and we were treated to some great posters from other research and development programs at other Universities. Vance Dourmit checking the posters […]
Recently CAPE members were interviewed by students studying broadcasting, in front of a camera, and had their segment air on the Acadiana Open Channel. Video below:
Yesterday, members of the CAPE team and myself went to Paul Breaux Middle School to deliver the ping pong balls they had Balloon 2 fly this past weekend, and tell our tales of the launch, tracking and recovery processes. Needless to say the kids had a blast, and were pretty excited to have their payload […]
Here are a few videos from the balloon launch. The first two are from the launch and the second two are from just before recovery. Oh, did I mention we have a ULCape Youtube Channel? Stay tuned for more video and pictures from the launch.
After weeks of long and hard work by Balloon 2, and support from the CAPE team, and many stressful hours of late night work, Balloon 2, Crawsat I, was launched today, January 31st, 2009, from Lake Charles. Launch Photos Below: The Balloon was released at approximately 8:34 AM, with a course towards Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Below […]