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Payload 05 Information


Payload Flight Number:

2015 - 05
Institution:

Illinois Institute of Technology
Payload Title:

Scarlet Hawk II

Student Leader:
  • Caterina Lazaro
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 3753 W Wilson Ave
  • Unit 1
  • Chicago,Illinois 60625
  • Email:clazarom@hawk.iit.edu
Faculty Advisor:
  • Dr. Keith Bowman
  • Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace
  • 10 West 32nd
  • 243 Engineering 1 Building
  • Chicago
  • Illinois, 60616 keith.bowman@iit.edu
  • Email:312-567-3175
  • Fax:312-567-3175
Payload class:
Small
Payload ID Number:
05
Mass:
2.41 kg
Current:
? mA
Serial Commands:
Yes
Discrete Commands:
?
Payload Specification & Integration Plan
Due: 06/26/2015
Delivered:
Payload Integration Certification
Scheduled: 08/07/2015
Actual:
Flight Operation Plan
Due: 08/03/2015
Delivered:
Final Flight / Science Report
Due: 12/11/2015
Delivered:
Abstract:
Every year, the HASP program offers an opportunity for students to design, build and test a payload for stratospheric balloon flight. After a successful mission at the end of summer 2014, IIT's AIAA chapter is submitting a new application for the 2015 mission. Our proposal includes a main engineering experiment: a communication system between our payload and a ground station. Learning from last year's mission, we also designed a new version of the same structure. Adding some elements into the structure, we came up with a more robust and reliable frame. Furthermore, we chose to implement a compartment to both secure locate all electronics boards but also allow an easy access to any of their components (in case a replacement is needed). We hope to have found a structure to be used in our future missions. With the implementation of this new structural design and an autonomous communication, we hope to get closer to a CubeSat mission -- our long-term goal.
Payload Integration Plan:

Science Report: