The Launch Part 3 – Epilogue

Every project has to end, and this will likely be the final post on our blog. It’ll contain a bunch of leftover pictures and media, along with final thoughts and thanks to all involved. The launch story is in Part 2 of this post if you want to read it, but I skimmed over the […]

The Launch Part 2 – A Gift from the Gods

At the end of Part 1 I mentioned the biggest surprise of all occurring on launch day. Before I get to that particular surprise (which happened at the end of the flight), I’m going to keep you in suspense and walk through the launch itself. We arrived at the launch site, and quickly started assembling […]

The Launch Part 1 – Mistakes Were Made

[First off, I’d like to thank the guys at UKHAS and HABHUB for all their support during this project. Without them, this would have been more than a disaster.] [Also, this first part will only contain details on the preparation before launch day itself. Part 2 will contain all the pretty pictures and the story […]

Making data beautiful: Getting the data

Hello again! Thanks for getting this far, hopefully you enjoyed the previous posts too! The graphing tool is now live for you to have a play with if you haven’t had a chance to yet. I’m currently working hard on making it faster and better which I will talk about in this post. This is […]

Podcast 2 – Getting Closer

Hi there lovely people! Thanks for following a blog again 🙂 We recently took the studio again to bring you our second podcast. We had a great time recording this one, and hope you enjoy it. Here we go:

Making Data Beautiful: The Graph

Hi again! I’m back for my second post. Still making good progress with all things web related. I hope to make the graph tool live for you to play with very soon so you can understand what it is I’m waffling on about in this post. I wanted a live data feed from the balloon […]

Plugging a Pi in the Sky into the Internet

Following up from the previous blog on sending messages to our raspberry pi on Bluemix (link), here’s a blog on how we’re going to receive messages from the raspberry pi and forward them to Bluemix. The hardware we’re using on the pi is Dave Akerman’s Pi in the Sky (link) and the hardware on the […]