The Squirrels go Back To Space

The Squirrels support the Back To Space organization’s 1st HAB project. On Saturday Aug 10th, 2019 I had the privilege to assist the Back to Space organization launch their first High Altitude Balloon. Back to Space is an organization that is promoting space related STEM education. They currently have 22 very talented “Ambassadors” participating in […]

FS4 Launch prediction June 15th, 2019

Good morning Ground Squirrels!  The upcoming Flying Squirrel #4 flight is only a few days away (June 17th). This mornings prediction run for flight time is looking about the same. Just like your local weather forecasts, the predictions are based on NOAA weather data and  tend to get better and more “Stable” as you get […]

FS4 Launch Predictions as of June 14th 2019

Good morning Ground Squirrels!  The upcoming Flying Squirrel #4 flight is only a few days away (June 17th) and as we get closer to the launch date flight prediction data, which is based on NOAA weather data, start becoming more reliable. Earlier in the week the predictions did not look good at all. The predictions […]

Flying Squirrel #3 Launch Day Update 2018-12-7

Good morning Squirrels! Launch day is here! I ran the flight path predictions for this morning and all remains good.  The predictions have been very consistent over the week. Our Squirrel is heading South towards the Salton Sea. Squirrels don’t swim well and that is a big area, I hope our pilot avoids a water […]