Helium Balloon Project

Johns Hopkins University

One of our pictures
taken at 85,000 feet

Flight History

Flight 0

Goal: Test the radio tracking systems and cameras.
Payload carried by a helium balloon from the Univ. of Maryland.
Date: April 21st 2019
Launch Site: Front Royal, Virginia

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Flight 1

Goal: First Johns Hopkins balloon flight. Visible and infrared cameras.
Date: May 4th 2019
Launch Site: Frederick, Maryland

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Flight 2

Goal: 360 degrees video recording of the flight.
Date: upcoming

coming soon

Team Members

Agustina Quezada

Physics, '19, B.S.

Anant Bhargava

Computer Science, '19, M.S.

Austin Granmoe

Physics, '19, B.S.

Chenyi Zhu

Biomedical Engineering, '22, B.S.

Nikita Shtarkman

Computer Science, '20, B.S.

Sihao Cheng

Physics & Astronomy Phd Student

Brice Ménard

Faculty Advisor

Website: Manuchehr Taghizadeh-Popp

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