# Flying high

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**A balloon with a diameter of 1.2 meter has 904 Liters volume = 1008 Grams of lift | **A balloon with a diameter of 1.2 meter has 904 Liters volume = 1008 Grams of lift | ||

**1,8 meter diameter is over 3 kg of lifting power | **1,8 meter diameter is over 3 kg of lifting power | ||

− | [http://www.abe.msstate.edu/~fto/tools/vol/sphere.html sphere] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphere here] | + | *[http://www.abe.msstate.edu/~fto/tools/vol/sphere.html sphere] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphere here] |

+ | *[http://vimeo.com/19064597 Tux in space] | ||

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===the rig=== | ===the rig=== | ||

Small servo opperated rig the holds a camera, serevo's are for pan/tild and opperating the camera, taking pictures. | Small servo opperated rig the holds a camera, serevo's are for pan/tild and opperating the camera, taking pictures. |

## Revision as of 19:45, 3 April 2011

Flying high |
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What: |

A camera lifted in the air with an anchored balloon. |

Category: |

Crafting |

Locations: |

Garden, Den Bunker, CCC Camp |

### the lift

- helium has lifting power of 1,115 kg per m³ so a small weatherbaloon should do the trick.
- A balloon with a diameter of 1 meter has 523 Liters of volume X 1,115 = 583 grams lift
- A balloon with a diameter of 1.2 meter has 904 Liters volume = 1008 Grams of lift
- 1,8 meter diameter is over 3 kg of lifting power

- sphere or here
- Tux in space

### the rig

Small servo opperated rig the holds a camera, serevo's are for pan/tild and opperating the camera, taking pictures.