Flying High: ISM CREATE students successfully launch high altitude balloon into near space

10 students from USask, Royal Military College, UCalgary and NTNU in Norway came together in Saskatoon for a 3 week intensive Field school to design, build and launch a balloon mission.

Back Row: Faezeh, Mona, Stefan, Ian, Jarle, Rianna (holding the payload), Erik, Cara, Hayden, Ivan, Dr. Sangalli Front Row: Bruce, Capt Dumont, Pouya

Special thanks to the Saskatoon Soaring Club for the use of their hanger in Cudworth Sask and the Saskatoon Ham Radio club for their help with tracking and recovery of the payload.

We even made the news!

https://news.usask.ca/articles/colleges/2022/qa-usask-students-launch-high-altitude-balloon-into-near-space.php

https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/flying-high-u-of-s-students-successfully-launch-high-altitude-balloon-into-near-space-1.5963112

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