Eclipse Ballooning Workshop

Event Start Date:
July 16, 2016
Event End Date:
July 20, 2016
Event Venue:
Montana State University, Bozeman

Eclipse ballooning training and coordination workshop goals:

  1. Build and test your common live camera payloads, in-flight tracking system, and ground stations (provided at no cost to teams who are funded in the Space Grant eclipse opportunity)
  2. Overview the eclipse ballooning effort
  3. Build collaborations amongst the teams including ideas for secondary payloads
  4. Discuss logistical details – launch locations, gaining ballooning experience, etc.
  5. Demonstration flight (hopefully)

We will have 50 single room and 50 double room dorms available:

  • The room charge is $23/person/night for a double, shared room.
  • A single, private room is $28/night.
  • Dining is $7 breakfast, $8 lunch, and $9 dinner.