Friday, March 3, 2017

High Altitude Weather Balloon #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

from High Altitude Weather Balloon #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
by Stephanie

Thanks a ton to Andrea for letting us know more about the project they shared on Show and Tell February 22! Andrea writes:

Here a link to my G+ profile with links to couple photo galleries of the weather balloon launch http://ift.tt/2lG5YWu. We used a Pi2 with a Pi camera and two shields from: http://ift.tt/1mdPdxY . The students did all of the coding of the Pi for the pictures taken. My YouTube channel with the launch video: https://youtu.be/o-WPwJj40I8

Here the following electronics used:

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B: (the model 3 is the newer version but the tracker does not support it yet)
http://ift.tt/1D44xBx

Pin in the sky shield for the Pi: (this is the tracker with the APRS board 144.390Mhz (USA) Radiometrix HX1)
http://ift.tt/1mdPdxY
http://ift.tt/1RYkcyj

Raspberry Pi Camera:
http://ift.tt/1zF9dCP
http://ift.tt/1r25uMI

Arduino Uno:
https://www.arduino.cc/
http://ift.tt/1v3nXb1

Habduino: (Tracker shield with the APRS board 144.390Mhz (USA) Radiometrix HX1 )
http://ift.tt/1nZvakB
http://ift.tt/2ckDxsn

Pi Zero: (not currently used but discussed for additional cameras on the payload)
http://ift.tt/1Q0oC5X
http://ift.tt/29G2M8T

Simple script to have a Raspberry Pi take time lapse photos:
http://ift.tt/2lFWLNJ

An Adafruit project that uses a Raspberry Pi Zero (smallest Pi with lowest weight/battery draw) for time lapse:
http://ift.tt/29bMnu3

See Andrea talk about the project on last week’s Show and Tell and don’t miss the launch video embedded above from Andrea Nunziante on YouTube!


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