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Monthly Archive: April 2014

Lots of Updates!

The first unfurling of our MARSdrop parachute

Just a quick post to let you all know what’s been up at Far Horizons… MARSdrop update We received our MARSdrop kite! Thanks Matt and Aerospace Corp! We’re prepping for a May 17 flight to test the first draft of our controlled descent experiment. The students from Walter Payton College Prep are busy working on …

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Univ. of Michigan Field Trip Report

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Road trip! On February 18, members of the Far Horizons team went on a field trip to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, to visit with leaders of the school’s enormously successful CubeSat and HAB teams. Aerospace Engineering professor James Forbes described his work in attitude determination and control for a small balloon-borne observation …

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