Meeting Agenda/Minutes

  1. Progress reports
    1. Priority items - To get balloons ordered
    2. Order by 11/1/2010 to receive by 11/18/2010 otherwise Dec 24, 2010 for late order.
      1. Gas vent valve - link Speedball 1 page
      2. Sensor string - link Speedball 1 page - need tubing for pressure sensors
      3. Review balloon specs - link on Speedball 1 Page (sensor weight part of payload 12 lb weight)
      4. Financial
        1. Need $750 for first 50% balloons
        2. Have $330
    3. PR
      1. Party 11/20/2010 7:00pm
      2. Simple intro video
      3. Press release
        1. Destinations
          1. podcasts and websites
          2. Social media websites (reddit, stumbleupon)
    4. ATC
      1. Procedural references obtained
      2. International Law references obtained
      3. Sovreign Airspace Entry issues
      4. International Civil Aviation Organization (Pre-Approval to enter airspace)
    5. Insurance
    6. Mini Projects That are Cookin:
      1. Flight Computer
      2. HYSPLIT Setup
      3. Balloon Sensor
      4. Crystal Oven
        1. Estimated Next week
      5. Ballast System
        1. Levels
      6. Cryo Chamber
        1. Needs more insulation and/or in-situ loading door
        2. Temp profile not so critical once actual temp data was looked at
      7. Cloud Sensor - SparkFun Item to be evaluated.
      8. Telemetry Design
      9. Web Pages Telemetry - Mission Control GUI discussed and spec'd
      10. Live Video
    7. Mini-Projects not started, slow or unknown progress:
      1. Party - notifying news outlets
      2. GPS Simulator - Need to touch base with volunteer and we have three GPS Simulator Software Pieces already
      3. Video Cam - Check with volunteer
      4. Ballast Controller - work with Ballast HW project
      5. Power controller
      6. Comm Controller
      7. Crystal Oven
      8. Strobe light
      9. Video Cam
  2. Buildin' Plannin' time
    1. Gas Valve
    2. Sensor string
      1. Find appropriate model of MPX pressure sensors
      2. Assign addresses for each sensor
    3. Ballast Valve
    4. Cloud sensor
      1. see if dust sensor will really work from Sparkfun
        1. Check cloud ice particle size vs sensor detection sizes
      2. order it
agendas/20101021.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/22 01:37 by jac_101
 
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