Archive for November, 2014

PongSat back in the Hands of Students

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The most important part of PongSat is when they arrive back in the hand of their makers.

OK, which one is going to walk on Mars? Which one is going to the moon? All of them have been to the edge of space! Great job!!!!!!!

JPA Beyond Geek Preview

Friday, November 21st, 2014

JP Aerospace on TV Nationwide

Friday, November 21st, 2014

This Saturday the JP Aerospace Beyond Geek Episode airs! In Sacramento it will be on KVIE2 at 6 pm. It features the Airship to Orbit Project and lots of PongSats! Please share this and get the word out!

When is it playing in your area?

Ascender 26

Monday, November 10th, 2014

This weekend we conducted another test inflation of Ascender 26. In this test we fitting in the keel, inner helium cells and starboard helium transfer tube.

Internal keel

More Flying in Pairs

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The view from Away 104 from Away 103 at 85,000 feet. In the blowup insert on the right you can just make out the vehicle under the balloon.

Away 103 Balloon Burst.

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Away 103′s balloon bursting at 100,052 feet.

More Formation Flying at 100,000 feet

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

This is from Away 104 looking at Away 105 at the edge of space.