A UK student project to test new tech for Mars by Space engineers from TAS UK with STFC funding. Tweets are our own.
#THARSIS experiments ready to go!
pre launch experiment preparations #THARSIS
The next MARSBalloon launch is planned for this Thursday! 70 experiments from 41 schools.
Its been a busy day in the office sorting through all of your delivered experiments! Thanks to all who sent in!
@clairescourt @cotswold_school The first MARSBalloon experiments have been received! http://bit.ly/SjjXlK
Claire and Mike from the MARSBalloon team @RAL_Space_STFC today presenting our Build a Space Mission game!
MARSBalloon team showing off our "Build a Space Mission" game at RAL STEMIT Future Engineers event @RAL_Space_STFC
The SEA stand at Ambitions+ 2014 talking to post-16 students about space careers and showing them what we do
@SpaceMascotUK CASSiE has been found! 6-months to the day after she went MIA during a balloon flight. #findCASSiE
#MARS (3/3) Daniel Hoare showed that Mars was kind to 3D printed materials, but the ink & paint didn't do so well!
See the pressure and temperature data from, Phobos, the recovered balloon. Got pretty chilly and hard to breathe!
The flight path as taken from the recovered Phobos balloon.
we have recovered phobos and all its experiments!
weather is horrible but second launch is coming
inflation has begun
launch preparations. T-70 mins
@UniOfBath @UniOfBathAlumni 10 UoB "life on Mars" experiments will be launched on balloons by alumini this Friday!
#mars #STEM #simulatemars Our Mars Tech demo mission is almost ready to fly! See half of the experiments here:
#marsballoon @SpaceMascotUK Mike and Claire with most of experiments ready to fly! T-50 Hours
#marsballoon Balloon tracking and sensor systems built and ready to fly! Sadly flowers will not be travelling too.
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