Solar Eclipse High-Altitude Balloon System Deployment August 21, 2017 [report]

Wookwon Lee, Nicholas B. Conklin, Tenger Batjargal, Stephen G. Karpinsky, Kaitlyn A. Babiarz, Maia K. MacKellar, Donovan R. Starks, Carter S. Miller, Lauren E. Reilly
2017 unpublished
Preparation Week Payloads We present the successful high-altitude balloon system developed and used by Gannon University for August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse. Gannon University, along with a nationwide network of collegiate teams sent payloads to an altitude of ~24 kilometers to capture and stream video footage and still-image shots of the eclipse and to track the path of the balloon.
doi:10.31274/ahac.9793 fatcat:fc2txwzgyvhjhjcowzui6lcqxu