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Balloon Flight 2000

UPDATE Wed, 20 Sep 2000 16:38:34 -0500:
"Flight successfully completed, in process of recovery."
UPDATE Tue, 19 Sep 2000 09:13:37 -0500:
"It's up!"
UPDATE Mon, 18 Sep 2000 12:04:56 -0500:
"Things changed and we have a chance tomorrow morning."
UPDATE Sun, 17 Sep 2000 14:00:00 -0700:
"Not today. Weather indicates next opportunity may be Thursday."
UPDATE Fri, 15 Sep 2000 16:57:29 -0500:
"Scrubbed today due to weather. Try again Sunday."
UPDATE Thu, 14 Sep 2000 11:04:22 -0500:
"We are busy right now preparing for a possible launch tomorrow."
UPDATE Thu, 7 Sep 2000 09:14:52 -0500:
"HERO is ready to fly and waiting for good weather.  The wind is still high and we will wait for slower wind. Currently it is 40knots to west. Good chance of flight is probably in next week."

Launch pictures from campaign. Tuesday, Sep. 19

Pre-launch pictures from campaign.


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Above: Instrument Gondola being prepared for launch. Below: Night test of system.

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