Late last year we agreed to sponsor a competition organised by the Royal Meteorological Society to encourage the exploration of our atmosphere. The competition, open to 11-16 years olds is now closed. We look forward to announcing the winner soon.
Soar Valley College have won the competition run by the Royal Meteorological Society to design a weather experiment. http://www.metlink.org/soar-valley-college-win-weather-balloon-competition/ HAB supplies will be sending the students flight on a high altitude balloon flight in the near future. Well done to all the entrants. There were some interesting experiment designs but in the end, Soar Valley college had was … Continue reading Soar Valley win the Royal Meteorological Society competition to design a weather experiment
The development team at Windsond need your input to help them develop the next generation of their unique and successful radio sonde. The new iteration of the device will be compatable with smart phones and Windsond are looking for your input on their user interface and functions. Their survey can be competed at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSevUpHY0ANxGmw6RlvsZ_Mr-ol3qXXYqdJAoib1QYFH_sKUKg/viewform
Weather Workshops run by HAB supplies will be visiting public science festivals this summer and autumn. So far we have a stand booked at : Lancashire Science Festival, 29th June – 1st July. Exhibit title: Neutral buoyancy Sidmouth Science Festival, Sunday 15th October. Exhibit title: High and low altitude ballooning with practical demonstration
Near Space Photography sponsored the Boscombe Down Balloon challenge competition, in which students from schools across the UK competed to send a small HAB tracker the highest and furthest from it’s launch site. We donated the second prize, a free HAB flight, which was won by Ryde Grammar school. We are currently planning to … Continue reading Boscombe Down Balloon challenge prize ceremony