• 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

    2017 Academic High Altitude Conference


University of Minnesota–Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN (October 27–28, 2017)

Oral Presentation


Implementation of Simultaneous Multi-Streaming of Live Solar Eclipse Video via 5.8 GHz AirMax

Tenger Batjargal, Wookwon Lee and Nicholas B. Conklin

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Designing Biological Experimentation Systems for High Altitude Ballooning

Caitlyn Singam

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Internal-Gravity Waves Observed During the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse by National Eclipse Radiosonde Campaign

Katherine R. Stocker and Jennifer Fowler

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Thermal Wake Studies During the August 21st 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Kaye Smith, Erick Paul Agrimson, Brittany Craig, Alynie Xiong, Grace Maki, Peace Sinyigaya, Vina Onyango-Robshaw, Ana Taylor, Rachel Lang, Rachel DuBose, Gordon McIntosh and James Flaten

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Incorporating Redundant Systems to Capture the Kentucky Money Shot

Virginia Smith, Patrick Heelan, Emily Essex and Suzanne Weaver Smith

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Using Balloon Launches as a Precursor to Small Satellite High School Education

Katherine Dooley, L. DeWayne Cecil, Annette Hollingshead and Alec Courtright

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Launch Procedures for Offshore Flights

Audrey A. Vaughn, Matthew T. Lucas and Amanda J. Raiter

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Tropospheric Sounding with Low-Cost Particulate Matter Sensors

Mark J. Potosnak, Aarti Mistry, Bernhard Beck-Winchatz and Paul Ritter

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Observing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in the skies above Central Missouri, USA

B. Ross Carroll, J. Tillman Kennon, Patrick Tribbett and Ed Roberts

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Solar Eclipse 2017 Illinois Launches: Temperature, Spectrometer, Video, and Waves

Matthew B. Orvis, Jeff F. Dailey and Hank D. Voss

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Eclipse-Ballooning 2017: The U of MN–Twin Cities Experience

James Flaten, Joshua Nelson, Ryan Bowers, Benjamin Geadlemann, Austin Langford, Austin Eiler, Jordan Diers, Daniel Toth, Simon Peterson, Garrett Ailts, Michael Waataja, Celia Gonzalez, Lucas Zumwalt, Kathryn Kwiencinski, Ethan Och, Sawyer Mitchell, Esther O'Connor, Alexandra Warbritton, Michael Koenig, Nicholas Talberg, Christopher Gosch, Stephanie Wegner and Chad Serba

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

The Regener-Pfotzer Maximum during a Total Solar Eclipse

Gordon McIntosh, Alaina Swanson, Liam Taylor, Erick Paul Agrimson, Kaye Smith and Alynie Xiong

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Balloon-Borne Methane and Radiation Measurements

Bryant N. Fong, Micaela Wine, Ed Roberts and J. Tillman Kennon

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

HabPi: An Open Source Extensible Framework for High Altitude Balloon Data Collection

Robert Lowe

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

University of Minnesota–Twin Cities Modifications to the Montana State University Telemetry System for Stratospheric Eclipse Ballooning

Benjamin S. Geadelmann, Austin J. Langford, Austin N. Eiler, Ryan Bowers and James Flaten

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Arizona Space Grant Consortium Participation and Contribution During the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Michael Fusco, Dakota Burklund and Steven Buck

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Active Camera Stabilization from High Altitude Balloons

Max A. Bowman, Jeremy Seeman and Ken Walczak

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Positioning and Testing of Inertial Measurement Units

Carter McIver and Trevor Gahl

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Dynamic weather effects induced from the 2017 total solar eclipse

Bianca Pina, Paul Ronquillo and Thomas G. Sharp

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

No change detected on Earth’s mid-latitude atmospheric ozone by the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

John E. Sohl, Jeffrey D. Page, Ryan D. Lawton and Sheri Trbovich

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Eclipse Ballooning Project

Angela Des Jardins

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

MicroStrat—A Cross-Continental High Altitude Balloon Mission for Astrobiology Research

David J. Smith

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Poster Presentation


High Altitude Balloon Operation During 2017 Solar Eclipse

Caitlyn Singam, Zachary Burnett, Luke Renegar and Blaire Weinberg

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

A Survey of Current Balloon Trajectory Prediction Technology

Luke Renegar

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Upper Stratospheric Flow Velocities and Data Gathering

Cameron Butler, Lorenzo Narducci, Chukwuma Odigwe, Michael Owca and Blaire Weinberg

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

2017 Eclipse RFD-900 Still Image System

Tristan Running Crane

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Calibration of Temperature Sensors in Preparation for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Erick Paul Agrimson, Kaye Smith, Rachel DuBose, Vina Onyango-Robshaw, Ana Taylor, Alynie Walter, Peace Sinyigaya, Grace Maki, Rachel Lang, Brittany Craig, Gordon McIntosh and James Flaten

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Controlled Heading Automation Device

Robert Coulson

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Cooperative Student-Built Multi-Payload Balloon-Satellite Eclipse Measurement

Russell Jeffery and William V. Slaton

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Correlation Of Terrestrial gamma flashes, Electric fields, and Lightning strikes (COTEL) in thunderstorms using networked balloon payloads developed by university and community college students

Brad Landry, Daneisha Blair, Jordan Causey, Joshua Collins, Allen Davis, Victor Fernández-Kim, Charles Kearney, John Kennedy, Nicholas Pate, Christopher Schayer, Elaine Turk, Michael Cherry, Colleen H. Fava, Douglas Granger, Michael Stewart and T. Gregory Guzik

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Data Processing and Curve Fitting of Counts Data

Liam Taylor, Gordon McIntosh, Alaina Swanson, Erick Paul Agrimson and Kaye Smith

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Eclipse Ballooning STEM Outreach for Elementary, Middle, and High School Education

Peter Henson, Fnu Anamika, Denise Buckner, Marissa E. Saad and Caitlin Nolby

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Ground Station Tracking System

Garret Hilton, Carter McIver, Stephen Hamby, Trevor Gahl, Casey Coffman and David Schwehr

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

High Altitude Balloon Flight Predictions

Sara Stafford

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

How Iridium Satellite Tracker Model 9602-LP Asset affects span of Control in High Altitude Ballooning

Stephen Hamby

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Impactful Practice: Lessons Learned Through Ballooning Outreach

Tracy Knowles, Leandro Braga, Alex Eberle, Matt Smither, Jessica Glasscock, Jacolby Gardner, Tom Busby, John Paul Beard and Rae Ann Gill

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Improving the “Active Heading Control Platform” (CHAD) for Active Experiment Pointing During Stratospheric Balloon Flights

Jordan Diers, Benjamin S. Geadelmann, Ryan Bowers, Celia Gonzalez and Kathryn Kwiencinski

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Measurement of Speed of Sound Profile using LaACES Balloon

Adam Chase, William Dever, Matthew Foltz, Tyler Morgan, Brett Schaefer, Brian Schaefer and Zhuang Li

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Multiple Camera Control Using an Octaplexer in a 5.8 GHz Video System

Uciel Garcia Olmedo and Skylar Tamke

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Near-Infrared Observation of the Solar Atmosphere

Katherine Lee and Darci Collins

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

North Medford High School NASA High Altitude Balloon Project

Reyna Kirschel, Apoorya Singh and Sarah Tang

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Overcoming Disaster and Becoming Successful in the 2017 Solar Eclipse High Altitude Ballooning Project

Adonna Adams, Brayden Bahnke, Andruska Brink, Alicia Evan, Emmie Fish, Daedre Gibbens, Kevin Gwinn, Trenton Hoffman, Kared Huntington, Morgan Johnson, Kayla Kakoona, Ermogen Merculief, Freida Nicori, Joshua Okitkun, Ernest Soolook, Haylee Steffes, Isaac Stewart, Wendy Wade and Reece Warren

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Overcoming Murphy's Law: Lessons Learned By a Novice HAB Team

Sarah M. Graham, Seth J. Giles, Ryan K. Duncan and Robert Lowe

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Payload Stabilization System for Improved High-Quality Photography

Robert Maksimowicz, Elena Kamis, Gianna Ciaglia, Brian Hardy, Courtney Leverenz and Martin Motz

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Radiation Detection in Various High Altitude Environments

Christopher Helmerich, Everett Cavanaugh, Sarah Dangelo, Cory Wolfe, Jennifer Miller, Ian Slamen and Sean Widmier

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Placing a High-Altitude Balloon in the Path of Totality

Nicholas Jordan, Christopher Helmerich and Francis Wessling

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Pressure Regulator for a High Altitude Balloon

Kala Brown, Darci Snowden, Addison Wenger, Joe Cuthbertson and Jessica Kisner

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Results from Lenoir-Rhyne Balloon Team Payload Launched During August 21, 2017 Eclipse

Juan Hernandez, Erik Carranza, Joseph Johnson, Jake Robinson, Spencer Furchess, Sean Bryant, Larry Jump, Anothony Grady, Tyler Daily and Douglas Knight

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Rotation Mitigation and "OCCAMS + Tungsten" Flight Termination for Eclipse Balloon Missions

Simon Peterson, Garrett Ailts, Joshua Nelson, Daniel Toth and James Flaten

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Solar Eclipse High-Altitude Balloon System Deployment August 21, 2017

Stephen G. Karpinsky, Kaitlyn A. Babiarz, Maia K. MacKellar, Donovan R. Starks, Tenger Batjargal, Carter S. Miller, Lauren E. Reilly, Nicholas B. Conklin and Wookwon Lee

2017-10-27 2017 Academic High Altitude Conference