Category Archive: FrontPage

Oct
12

Thank you, Toll Gas & Welding Supply

Team BHALDI would like to thank Toll Gas & Welding Supply for sponsoring BHALDI’s educational outreach activities.

Sep
30

Next Launch on October 15th, Rich Valley Park, Inver Grove Heights, 10:00 a.m. launch

Here’s a link to the Rich Valley Park map: http://www.invergroveheights.org/index.aspx?NID=142. Hope to see you there!

Sep
30

BHALDI Helps Inver Grove Heights Students Explore Near-Space

Team BHALDI introduced near-space ballooning to over 250 Inver Grove Heights students.  We’ll be working with the students and their teachers over the next several months to help them design and launch their own payloads into near-space!  Let us know if you’re interested in having Team BHALDI work with your school and coordinate design/launch activities.

Sep
30

BHALDI Receives NASA Grant

BHALDI is the honored recipient of a NASA Summer of Innovation Mini-Grant.  This award will allow BHALDI to help local teachers and students design and launch digital cameras and other data-capturing equipment into near-space. Thanks NASA!

Aug
12

BHALDI featured in the HOBO e-news

BHALDI featured in the July HOBO e-news! (HOBOs are the brand of data loggers we used this spring and will use in our next launch – stay tuned)

May
08

Pictures uploaded!

We’ve uploaded some great pictures from each of the May 7th BHALDIs: BHALDI III | BHALDI IV  

May
07

Great day today – more photos to come

Thanks to everyone who came out today for the launch and/or who tracked us online. Unfortunately we had technical difficulties with both video cameras, but the still cameras captured some great shots. We also received some great press. The launch was covered on WCCO at 5pm

May
06

Launch Tomorrow (May 7th)!

Things are coming together for the launch of BHALDIs III and IV tomorrow! Please join us! Event starts @ 9:45 at Oakwood Elementary in Plymouth. Details here, including instructions on how to track the balloons in real-time on a map and how to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Payloads are coming together nicely.  We …

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May
03

Upcoming Launch! Saturday May 7th!

Saturday, May 7th, 9:45  – Noon Oakwood Elementary School 17340 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN 55447 Rain Date: May 21st ****** FREE! ****** Doors open at 9:45, Program at 10, launches at 10:45  & 11:15, Hands-on activities until noon The BHALDI Team and The Works plan to launch 2 weather balloons into near space! …

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Oct
31

1st Launch: Halloween 2010

On Halloween 2010 the BHALDI team launched its first 2 systems, BHALDI I and BHALDI II: BHALDI I Weather Balloon Parachute Styrofoam cooler containing: Kodak Zx3 HD Video Camera Auxiliary battery for camera connected via USB SPOT GPS Messenger tracking beacon Chemical handwarmers to keep electronics warm BHALDI II Weather Balloon Parachute Styrofoam cooler containing: 2 Canon cameras,each …

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