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 We used a Pi2 with a Pi camera and two shields from: . The students did all of the coding of the Pi for the pictures taken. My YouTube channel with the launch video:

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)

Pin in the sky shield for the Pi: (this is the tracker with the APRS board 144.390Mhz (USA) Radiometrix HX1)

Raspberry Pi Camera:

Arduino Uno:

Habduino: (Tracker shield with the APRS board 144.390Mhz (USA) Radiometrix HX1 )

Pi Zero: (not currently used but discussed for additional cameras on the payload)

Simple script to have a Raspberry Pi take time lapse photos:

An Adafruit project that uses a Raspberry Pi Zero (smallest Pi with lowest weight/battery draw) for time lapse:

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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