Recap of EOSS-126

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Launch Site

by Marty Griffin, WA0GEH

Nick Hanks N0LP checking his TrackPoint and Telemetry stations out


Russ Chadwick - KB0TVJ in the foreground checking on progress of preparations

Chris Krengel - KB0YRZ running down the checklist (I believe)

Bill Beach - K0UT


Two of the three CU payload systems


The balloon being delivered ...


ok, it's being filled, not delivered


Larry Noble, N0NDM, checking lift vs. tare weight


Final prep


Everyone with their payloads in hand.


Just before launch. Immediately afterward, balloon separated from payload train and headed out on its own unaccompanied by the retinue of experiments.


After filling a second balloon, this beautiful shot of the ascending balloon system.