Everyone's working hard today! Tellina's working on our t-shirt design, hopefully we shall have the shirts soon while Mat and Dan are working on the payload. Also part of the team are working on communications to the payload to the command station.
HEY EVERYONE! Every Saturday we have a meeting at ten am on the Linn-Bennton Community College. We meet in IA 215 and would love to have you there!
One of our long term goals is to launch a balloon to record the eclipse and other environmental factors, such as temperatures in Chile during the summer of 2019. We have to still acquire the funds to do so but we still develop the equipment needed regardless. We will be updating this post as more… Continue reading Chile 2019
The Linn-Benton Community College Space Exploration Team has officially partnered with the Portland State Aerospace Society to test and develop Oregon's first satellite or OreSat. We are proud to be able to help Portland State with this fantastic project. We will be making mini OreSats that children can assemble and send up on a balloon.… Continue reading OreSat
To get a floater means that the balloon will stay at one altitude for a prolong period of time. This is important for atmospheric experiments such as temperature and humidity. There is an endless supply of ideas for these experiments, but first a floater must be achieved. A small group within the team is currently… Continue reading Getting a ‘Floater’
The Linn-Benton Community College Space Exploration Team has officially partnered with the Portland State Aerospace Society to test and develop Oregon's first satellite or OreSat. We are proud to be able to help Portland State with this fantastic project. For more information: github.com/oresat http://oresat.org/
Please help our efforts to offer the world a once-in-a-lifetime live stream of the Great American Eclipse! https://www.gofundme.com/lbccspaceteam
The LBCC Space Club launched our first high altitude balloon of the year this weekend. I was very pleased that so many of our team members were able to make it to the launch. It was a very hands-on morning preparing for the launch, as we hurried to repair our payload and pack our go-boxes.… Continue reading Practice launch Jan 14, 2017