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Vector Space Balloon
Vector Space - Lynchburg, United States

Team Description

We are a group of engineers setting out to successfully launch and retrieve our first high altitude balloon. We hope to spark interest in the sciences among our community by showing the value in participating in events such as this one.

Plan for launch

We plan to launch various sensors, including a Geiger-Muller tube, in order to collect the level of ionizing radiation and other atmospheric data.

Why did you join?

To have fun and push ourselves with a little friendly competition.

Team Website:

Team Launch Date: 04/26/2015

Team Members

  • Tim Thomas
  • Elise Spontarelli
  • Adam Spontarelli
  • Kyle Walter
  • Ryan Swanson