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Re: [GPSL] Spirit of Knoxville balloon

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  • Ryan Butler
    Hey guys and gals, The spiritofknoxville site hasn t been updated in a while, anyone have any news on when flights might resume now that late/fall winter is
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 2, 2008
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      Hey guys and gals,

      The spiritofknoxville site hasn't been updated in a while, anyone have
      any news on when flights might resume now that late/fall winter is
      approaching?

      Ryan, NF0T


      Dan Bowen wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for your well wishes Mark! Stay tuned for SNOX V.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Dan
      > K2VOL
      >
      > On Mar 11, 2008, at 10:01 AM, Mark Conner wrote:
      >
      >> At 1301 UTC, the balloon was at 39,166 ft about 400 mi NNE of
      >> Bermuda. I did a quick trajectory calculation using a near-constant
      >> altitude and it shows the balloon passing over the French coast
      >> around 15/0200 UTC (Wed evening US time) and then ESE near Paris
      >> around 06 UTC, then western Switzerland, northern Italy, and the
      >> Adriatic.
      >>
      >> Good luck to the UTARC crew.
      >>
      >> 73 de Mark N9XTN
      >>
      >> <15918_trj001.gif>
      >
      >
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