Leadership Responsibilities

  • Provide overarching leadership and guidance
  • Provide regional Pod leadership and guidance
  • Provide educational support for related activities including online asynchronous resources, online synchronous resources, and one in-person workshop. See Learning Resources. 
  • Provide all the necessary ground and balloon-borne equipment and supplies 

NEBP holds no safety responsibility for activities conducted by individual teams.

Individual Teams' Responsibilities

  • Ensure Team safety, insurance, and liability
  • Provide physical space for the team to learn, test, and practice
  • Follow all prescribed safety and operations procedures
  • Meet all applicable local, state, and federal flight regulations; guidance will be provided
  • Implement all activities according to the guidelines and instructions
  • Recruit and mentor students; no student under the age of 16 is allowed to participate; minimum of five students per team
  • Submit required reporting, anticipated to be 3-5 pages every six months
  • Embody best practices for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility; guidance will be provided
  • Invest time toward moving to a sustained remote sensing program at the home institution
  • Participate in both eclipses along the paths of annularity and totality as well as in practice flights before the 2023 and 2024 eclipse campaigns
  • Process and save resulting data
  • Engage in public outreach and science education activities