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)
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:
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