Launch updates – Launch on Jan 16th from Johnson Valley ,CA.
Jan 16th 2018 Launch day
Weather looking very good for FS1 launch this morning. Predictions show a flight path in a South Easterly direction towards Joshua Tree from our planned Johnson Valley, CA launch point. Expecting launch around 1800 UTC. Tune 28.140mhz usb for FSQ telemetry. #HAB #HamRadio
Jan 13th 2018 – Update
Winds and weather continue to be favorable for launch as scheduled on Jan 16th 18:00 UTC.
Jan 11th 2018 – Update
The launch of Flying Squirrel #1 is on schedule to occur on Tues Jan 16th 18:00 UTC (10AM PST) from Johnson Valley, CA. Weather predictions are looking good for launch day. If the weather holds as is and the predicted flight path is not Westerly, we are “Good for Launch” on schedule.
Four possible flight predictions are below.
First all four paths on a 3d Google Earth projection.
And the four paths plotted on a terrain maps: