[Space] I'm still not sure I believe it

Mikolaj Habryn dichro at rcpt.to
Mon Feb 8 12:04:27 PST 2010


On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com> wrote:
> What was the estimated peak height? (Compared to the 100km edge of space
> measurement).

We were around a fifth of the way up - we know we were over 60k feet,
but I don't think we got much higher than 70k feet given the flight
time, but we don't know for sure. We can do twice that much with some
practice.

m.

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> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> SMS, totally.  I think the battery died on the radio well before it
>> landed.
>> Christie
>> _______
>> "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -- W. Blake.
>>
>> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
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>> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 AM, deleted <arbzed at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Great job, Spacebridge!  You guys totally nailed it on the first attempt.
>>>
>>> Out of curiousity, which of your tracking methods ended up leading you
>>> to the balloon?   APRS or SMS from the G1?
>>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Praveen Sinha <dmhomee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Guys I am so proud of you and noisebridge.  The pictures are awesome!
>>> > wtg!!  I am deeply sad that I did not have time this month to
>>> > participate in
>>> > this :(.   "Our hackspace launched shit in to space today - what did
>>> > you do"
>>> >
>>> > Cheers!
>>> > Praveen
>>> >
>>> > On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:24 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
>>> > wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Yah.  So exhausted.  But so excited I can't sleep.  Finally got a
>>> >> chance
>>> >> to review all the email and chat with folks in IRC.  There's such
>>> >> incredible
>>> >> enthusiasm for what we accomplished today.  Andy mentioned that it was
>>> >> a
>>> >> really odd thing that his news of delivering a Scanning Electron
>>> >> Microscope
>>> >> to the space was dwarfed by our incredible feat.
>>> >> Oh, and Mikolaj, I'm sorry I doubted we could get this done by today.
>>> >>  I
>>> >> clearly was mistaken.
>>> >> Christie
>>> >> _______
>>> >> "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -- W. Blake.
>>> >>
>>> >> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
>>> >> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:02 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Totally amazing day :) Thanks to everyone who helped before and
>>> >>> during
>>> >>> the launch and chase - the story has its share of bizarre chapters,
>>> >>> and the blog posts to come should be almost as fantastic as the
>>> >>> photos
>>> >>> ;)
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Debrief at Noisebridge on Tuesday at 7pm, prior to the NB general
>>> >>> meeting... and we still have two more balloons and another whole tank
>>> >>> of helium to find purpose for.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> m, south of exhausted.
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