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Interns Turn In Powerful Presentations

It’s all about the power. This month our team of three undergraduates completed their four-month internship in a well-attended public poster session at the Space Visualization Lab. They explored heat and power management in a CubeSat modeled after the NITESat Mission design. This was the tenth year the Adler has hosted college interns thanks to …

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Altitude Control System, part I

In just 5 short months we will be launching the Adler’s most sophisticated (and complex) mission yet: the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Mission. With TSEM we are hoping to place a camera in the path of totality at 80-90,000 ft, well above the clouds. This is nothing new for us… we have put cameras up …

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Catching Up on FH News

It’s been a busy summer! Here’s what’s been happening: FLIGHTS We had six HAB flights between May and August, including three MarsDrop parawing test flights. Our first MarsDrop test was during a HAB flight in May. We used a specially designed payload box, fitted with the MarsDrop parawing, which was cut from the balloon when …

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