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Nuts & Volts Magazine (October 2016)

My First Near Space Payload to Need an FAA Waiver

By L. Paul Verhage    View In Digital Edition  

David Jankowski from SATINS (Students and Teachers in Near Space; [url=http://satinsprogram.com]http://satinsprogram.com[/url]) had been preparing a Third Man Records mission. Kevin Carrico designed the payload — the Icarus Craft — to play a vinyl record while handling the expected rigors of a near space flight. My work on the unique project involved assembling a near spacecraft to carry the unique payload safely into near space, and finding out how to submit an FAA waiver for a balloon flight that didn’t meet all the requirements for FAR 101 (Federal Aviation Regulation part 101).


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