Amateur Radio Newsline – AAHAB-2


Amateur Radio Newsline™ 5/11/2012: Report 1813 Bill Pasternak of Amateur Radio Newsline, aired an interview on May 11 with me about the Anacapa Near Space Exploration Club’s AAHAB-2 near space balloon probe.  We talked about the exciting launch that reached 111,814 feet above California’s Central Valley.

KEYT 3 News – Anacapa’s near space ballon


John Palminteri interviewed the ANSEC crew about the success of AAHAB-2’s flight to 111,814 feet above the Earth’s surface.

Media release: Anacapa’s near space balloon launch is a success

Students capture photos and environmental data from 90,000 feet above Earth’s surface See more photos in the Facebook album. S.B. News-Press: Students explore atmosphere with balloon-equipped camera S.B. Independent: Anacapa School Skirts the Stratosphere KCLU Public Radio: Lance Orozco’s radio feature story S.B. EdHat: Anacapa School’s Launch a Success Noozhawk: Anacapa School Project Soars to Stratospheric […]

KCLU/NPR – Anacapa’s space mission


Yesterday, Lance Orozco from the NPR affiliate station in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties came to the Anacapa School to interview my students and me about our plans to launch the Anacapa Amateur High Altitude Balloon 1 (AAHAB-1) on Saturday.  His story aired this morning on KCLU. Listen to KCLU’s radio news story (mp3 | […]

“Ground Control to Anacapa School” – A near space mission

T-minus four days, nine hours until lift off of AAHAB-1, Anacapa School’s first near space probe!  What is a near space probe?  Never mind that … what is “near space?” Over the past few years the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices, as well as compact and light-weight digital photography, has helped give bloom to a burgeoning […]