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Stanford Student Space Initiative
Stanford University - Stanford, United States
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Flew 2014

Team Description

The Stanford Space Initiative (Stanford SSI) for short is a student group at Stanford University that is the gathering place for any student to act on their interest in space. The Balloons team is one of three SSI technical teams, and has been working to advance HAB technology through novel innovations including Altitude Control, Active Guidance, Mission Control Monitoring, Sun Tracking Solar Arrays, Modular Payload Platforms, and UV Degradation Research.

Plan for launch

During this GSBC, We plan to launch a balloon with the goal of circumnavigation of the planet. Furthermore, we will attempt to launch a DNA-Synthesis experiment aboard a modular payload platform, and attempt a "Return to Launch Site"

Why did you join?

We want to be challenged!


Team Members

  • Kirill Safin
  • Brandon Vabre