Launch a High Altitude Balloon into the Stratosphere!

WHEN
Sun, October 6 - Sun, November 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

WHAT

Build a high altitude balloon payload with climate sensors, a video camera, GPS, a Raspberry Pi computer, and a parachute. You and your team will track the balloon as it ascends into space. After recovery of the balloon, we will analyze the data collected.

We will meet on Sunday mornings (10/6 and 10/13) to build and program the Raspberry Pi with Python. Launch will be on 10/20, weather permitting, from the Florence fields. We will meet on 11/3 to watch video from the stratosphere and analyze the data.

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WHO
Ages: 11+

WHERE
MGHPCC

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