Constraints - Definition: That Which We Can Not Change or Ignore.

Constraint: 12 lbs Maximum Total Payload Weight

Clarify: Does this include Envelope weight?

Constraint: No individual payload container may weigh > 6lbs

Clarify: What makes a container an individual?

Constraint: Regulatory

• File NOTAMs 24 hours in advance with 1-800-WXBRIEF

• Notify local ATC (SDF and Indianapolis Center) 1 week in advance, several hours in advance, and at moment of launch

• No Ham shortwave HF telemetry over USA (FCC regulation, not FAA)

• No person operating any moored balloon, kite, unmanned rocket, or unmanned free balloon may allow an object to be dropped therefrom, if such action creates a hazard to other persons or their property.

Constraint: Legal ???

Amplifying Information: Detailed rules explained at Edge of Space Society

general_constraints/start.txt · Last modified: 2010/09/21 04:52 (external edit)
 
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