This is the kit Educate Our State used for this launch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaWlgNKbjRw It's very complete and worked really well for us, and I didn't have a lot of help putting it together. I'd recommend Sky-Probe anyday -- they were there for ANY questions and even came out to help us launch. Good guys, excellent product and service and a great result! Thanks a lot Sky-Probe!
Weight of Payload: 2lb, 5oz Includes: Enclosure w/ Foam, Spot, Contour, Reflector,
Support Arms and Hardware
Total Weight with Parachute: 2lb, 10oz
Internal Dimensions of Enclosure: 8"(L) x 4.5"(W) x
This is the perfect gift for spending quality time
with the family! Work together to build your kit, plan the launch, and track
your payload down! We've spent countless hours on launches with our families
building, launching, and retrieving kits, and it's always a satisfying
experience. It's also a great way to get kids interested in science and
engineering. With a price like this, it's the gift that keeps bringing families
together, at least than half the cost of comparable kits online.
Everything you need to get started with your
own launch, minus helium. This kit is designed to be lightweight yet rigid
enough to mount experiments inside or outside. The launch box is designed to be
modular, you can add extra poles for multiple viewing platforms or other
experiments. The foam inside the box is pre-scored, you just pull out what you
don't need to fit your electronics. You simply can't find a more complete and
inexpensive launch kit. Best of all, you save BIG when you buy the
package, plus you get complete documentation and technical support!
We now have a Ready-to-fly Data Logger
Available! Add one to your kit today to record atmospheric conditions and
your flight path without any programming or soldering experience! Just put
the sensors where you want, plug in a battery and SD card, and your flight data
is saved onboard. Check out the Sky-Probe Data Logger in more
detail to see the full capabilities.
Benefits: -The most inexpensive
complete kit on the market -Customizable to
your needs, add your own electronics or ours! -Multiple mounting points for experiments, inside our
outside -FAA compliant, takes the worry away
-Reusable, withstands multiple launches
-Technical support provided, along with
complete instructions -Sky-Probe can cut a viewing
hole in the enclosure for the camera
Level: Easy to Moderate. Once
everything is setup, you just follow the checklist. The most difficult
part is finding an FAA tower that knows
about weather balloons. Your recovery can be difficult if it lands in a tree or
the mountains. If you just want to recover some awesome video, everything
is easy! The moderate difficulty is adding electronic sensors and programming
them. Don't worry, there are tutorials for each sensor we sell, along
with a list of everything you'll need. Or, you can purchase our Sky-Probe Data
logger and it's ready to fly. We're here if you need help!
A Few Items You'll
Need (Ok, we include almost everything): -Phillips Screwdriver -Adjustable Wrench or Pliers -Large Tarp for the Balloon -Knife to Cut Cord -Helium or
Hydrogen size K tank. If you use Hydrogen, you should get a regulator from a
local welding shop (try Airgas or Praxair).