The NASA Scientific Balloon’s Fall Ft. Sumner Campaign kicked-off with the successful launch of the High Altitude Student Platform 2014 (HASP 2014), on August 9, 2014, at 13:25 UTC and was successfully terminated at 21:17Z, a flight time of 8 hours and 40 minutes. This is the ninth in the series of the collaborative efforts between Dr. Greg Guzik and the Louisiana State University (LSU), NASA’s Balloon Program Office (BPO) and the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF). This effort was established to develop and operate an inexpensive platform that can be used to test flight compact satellites, prototypes and other small payloads designed and build by students. This flight of HASP 2014 carries payloads from nine educational institutions.
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Figure 1. HASP Payload
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