Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [GPSL] [Fwd: [Ballooning] Helium vs. Hydrogen]

Expand Messages
  • Joe
    This has all been covered before. Someplace in the history will be a complete description of what we do. 47 flights every one H2 20+ years of flights. Joe
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 6, 2009
    • 0 Attachment
      This has all been covered before.

      Someplace in the history will be a complete description of what we do.

      47 flights  every one H2  20+ years of flights.

      Joe WB9SBD
      Near Space Sciences

      Mike Manes wrote:
      Passed to a larger audience.
      73 de Mike W5VSI, EOSS
      
      -------- Original Message --------
      Subject: 	[Ballooning] Helium vs. Hydrogen
      Date: 	Sat, 06 Jun 2009 17:07:03 -0600
      From: 	Bruce Coates <bruce.coates@...>
      Reply-To: 	Ballooning@yahoogroups.com
      To: 	Ballooning@yahoogroups.com
      
      
      
      
      
      Hi
      
      Purely due to the increasing cost of Helium, we're investigating using
      Hydrogen on some future flights.  I'm curious to know other groups
      experiences with Hydrogen.  Please weigh in on the following questions:
      (Sorry, that was a really poor pun)
      
      Are we crazy?
      Do I, as my wife suggests, just have a death wish?
      What precautions do you take to reduce the risk of ignition?  I realize
      that you need a certain amount of oxygen to reach ignition, but let's
      assume there's enough air accidentally in the balloon when you start
      filling.
      Anything else?
      
      Thanks
      
      Bruce - VE5BNC
      http://ve5aa.dyndns.org/balloon/balloon.html
      
      
      
      
      
        

      No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com Version: 8.5.339 / Virus Database: 270.12.54/2158 - Release Date: 06/06/09 05:53:00
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.