Challenges and Previous Results
This category will cover all news for the current year's challenges and prizes, as well as results from past GSBCs. Only admin's can post, but anyone can comment - if there is something you'd like to see that you don't, just send us a note!
1st Place: PAMELA, GSBC Best Educational Initiative 2019
2nd Place: AGH, GSBC Best Educational Initiative 2019
1st Place: SSI, GSBC Best Design 2019
This category is where we are moving the tutorials we and others have created for the GSBC - they are linked from the GSBC main tutorial page: <a href="https://balloonchallenge.org/tutorials">https://balloonchallenge.org/tutorials</a>. Note that there are some tutorials linked from that site on partner sites that are not on the forum.
What is a High Altitude Balloon (HAB)?
Zero Pressure Balloons
Discussion about the forum and GSBC website, how they work, bug reports, and how we can improve them.
GSBC Error Message
What tutorials do you want to see from GSBC?
General Sharing and Q&A
Share promotions or good deals, share HAB news or other cool items, or post any general questions you might have that don't seem to fit in other categories.
Which gas do you use to inflate a balloon?
Balloon Risk Assessment
Ballooning Safety Survey
This category is for all those trying to use HABs for education to share their ideas, ask questions specific to education, and leverage the community to make this your students favorite project ever.
Resources and Sharing for Teachers and Classes/Clubs
Why HABs for Education?
Simple homemade electric nylon line cutter (to electronically cut loose the balloon)
Welcome to the GSBC! Intro and Rules of the GSBC
Zenith from Brazil - Awesome launch video
Use this category for any technical questions or comments you have about HABing or anything similar!
Landing on water - how to prepare
Balloon material (Mylar)
Any situation where this would result in a floater?
Launch Info and Results
Use this category for anything related to launches - when you're going to launch, what you're planning to launch, if you're looking for a launch partner, and what happens during your launch. We want to hear it all!
Low stratospheric flight over central Poland 2019.06.29 - whole flight (5h)
Moonshot: Flight of Apollo '19
Successful Lángos Flight
This topic is what the GSBC team will use for GSBC specific announcements.
GSBC 2019 Begins!
GSBC 2019 April 5 - April 29
Bugs fixed on GSBC site
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