marsballoon

@marsballoon

A UK student project to test new tech for Mars by Space engineers from TAS UK with STFC funding. Tweets are our own.

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#THARSIS experiments ready to go!

pre launch experiment preparations #THARSIS

The next MARSBalloon launch is planned for this Thursday! 70 experiments from 41 schools.
http://bit.ly/1kGDbIy

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Its been a busy day in the office sorting through all of your delivered experiments! Thanks to all who sent in!

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The first MARSBalloon experiments have been received! http://bit.ly/SjjXlK

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Claire and Mike from the MARSBalloon team today presenting our Build a Space Mission game!

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MARSBalloon team showing off our "Build a Space Mission" game at RAL STEMIT Future Engineers event

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The SEA stand at Ambitions+ 2014 talking to post-16 students about space careers and showing them what we do

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CASSiE has been found! 6-months to the day after she went MIA during a balloon flight. #findCASSiE

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#MARS (3/3) Daniel Hoare showed that Mars was kind to 3D printed materials, but the ink & paint didn't do so well!

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See the pressure and temperature data from, Phobos, the recovered balloon. Got pretty chilly and hard to breathe!

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The flight path as taken from the recovered Phobos balloon.

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we have recovered phobos and all its experiments!

weather is horrible but second launch is coming

inflation has begun

launch preparations. T-70 mins

10 UoB "life on Mars" experiments will be launched on balloons by alumini this Friday!

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#mars #STEM #simulatemars Our Mars Tech demo mission is almost ready to fly! See half of the experiments here:

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#marsballoon Mike and Claire with most of experiments ready to fly! T-50 Hours

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#marsballoon Balloon tracking and sensor systems built and ready to fly! Sadly flowers will not be travelling too.

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