Solar Hot Air Balloons: A Low Cost, Multi-hour Flight System for Lightweight Scientific Instrumentation Packages

Daniel C Bowman1, Sarah Albert2, Darielle Dexheimer3, Seibert Murphy4 and Michael Mullen4, (1)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, (2)Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (3)Sandia National Laboratories, Org 6913, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (4)Guide Star Engineering, Kapolei, HI, United States