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Balloon FAQ's


The Launch Planning page shows how to calculate lift, burst altitude and filling.  Calculations will all need to be updated based on the evolving vehicle weight captured in the mass budget.


  • What kinds of things can I fly?
  • Where can I launch my balloon?
    • Here are some sites in Washington
  • Where are some on-line resources?
  • Where is the balloon project checklist?
  • Where is the balloon launch checklist?
  • What will the weather be like?
             See the bottom of the Launch Planning page.
  • Why helium?

    Because hydrogen is just too dangerous.



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