====== Nova 24 ====== ===== Launch Card ===== Details copied from the launch card filled out at the launch site. | Date | 11/10/2012 | | Description | Sponsor Launch | | Launch Time | 0830BST | | WX | Sunny intervals | | Balloon Size | 1000g Totex | | Target Neck Lift | 2.4kg | | Target Asc. Rate | 4.2m/s | | Neck Load | 1.5kg | | Neck Lift | 2.7kg | | Parachute Details | 54" Spherachute | | Estimated Burst Altitude | 31000m | | Cutdown Criteria | N/A | | Telemetry Details | Joey 50 baud 8N2 on 434.630MHz, Wombat 50/300 baud 8N2 on 434.000MHz | | Notes from Launch Card | Overfilled slightly, lots of QRM around 434.630MHz causing problems with Joey's reception | ===== Flight Vitals ===== | Maximum Altitude | 29000m | | Ascent Rate | 4.8m/s | | Sea Level Descent Rate | 5m/s | | Telemetry Log | (see habitat ept) | | Flight Computer Log | N/A | | KML File | N/A | | Photos | (internal only) | | Videos | (internal only) | ===== Notes and Details ===== Suspected damage to Joey's antenna as reception at altitude was non-existent, but was fine on the ground before launch and after recovery. Further investigation needed. Wombat performed perfectly. Squirrel flew on this launch as a datalogging payload only (no telemetry systems enabled).