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NanoSail-D

posted Jan 21, 2011, 11:27 AM by Eric Becnel

SHC successfully tracked NanoSail-D on Thursday night!!!!


SHC Flight 12 Success!

posted Apr 18, 2010, 6:00 PM by Eric Becnel   [ updated Apr 18, 2010, 6:01 PM ]

The team did a great job of building and flying a very integrated flight train with a live ground station!

Flight 11 this weekend!!!

posted Mar 26, 2010, 12:34 AM by Eric Becnel   [ updated Mar 26, 2010, 12:35 AM ]

See the flight notice for more details.  

Up Coming Flights

posted Mar 18, 2010, 12:49 AM by Eric Becnel   [ updated Mar 18, 2010, 1:01 AM ]

SHC has 2 BalloonSat flights coming soon!  

Flight 11  March 27th, 2010
Nursing Dosimeter Flight
Objective:  The objective of this flight is to measure radiation levels over a high altitude BalloonSat Flight approaching 120,000ft.  This is an experiment in conjunction with the Nursing in Space Committee in the UAHuntsville Nursing Department.  This will help determine possible experiments which could be performed on BalloonSat flights.

Flight 12:  April 17th, 2010
Earth Day Flight
Objective:  The objective of this flight is publicly demonstrate the BalloonSat capabilities and how it can be used to measure atmospheric conditions.  Several simple measurements such as temperature and pressure will be measured and reported live to the launch site for the audience to enjoy.  The flight will be a low level flight due to the mid afternoon launch time frame.

Please tune into our tracking website Space.uah.edu to monitor the flights real time.

New officers

posted Sep 8, 2009, 9:50 AM by Seiya Shimizu   [ updated Jan 11, 2010, 12:44 PM by Eric Becnel ]

President: Eric Becnel
Vice President: Paul Watts
Treasurer: Jennifer Hunt
Secretary: Tamara Cottam

Cansat Pictures

posted Jun 21, 2009, 7:04 AM by Seiya Shimizu   [ updated Jun 21, 2009, 7:04 AM by Eric Becnel ]

Team pictures were uploaded.
See project page.

UAHuntsville Cansat Team achieved 3rd place

posted Jun 14, 2009, 10:45 AM by Seiya Shimizu   [ updated Jun 17, 2009, 1:46 PM by Eric Becnel ]

UAHuntsville Cansat Team achieved 3rd place in AIAA/AAS Cansat Competition 2009.
The Cansat worked very well and all planned missions were successful.

Photos & reports will be posted soon.

Arrived Amarillo!

posted Jun 12, 2009, 8:16 AM by Seiya Shimizu   [ updated Jun 12, 2009, 8:17 AM by Eric Becnel ]

SHC Cansat Team arrived Amarillo, TX, yesterday for the Cansat Competition.

New Website

posted Apr 24, 2009, 10:11 AM by Seiya Shimizu   [ updated Apr 24, 2009, 4:21 PM by Eric Becnel ]

SHC's new website has been released.
Contribute your time to improve our new web!

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