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!
Winners of GSBC 2017 Best Educational Initiative!
Winners of GSBC 2017 Best Design Award!
GSBC 2017 Challenges
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.
Balloon Quest 4 - HAB Plus Rocket STEM Program Video
Want to send a Terrible Towel up!
Guys, does flying balloons pose a threat to others?
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?
HAB launch in a small engineering college in southern India
Welcome to the GSBC! Intro and Rules of the GSBC
Experiences about flying over New York City?
Need 1500g - 4000g balloon for hurricane Irma launch ASAP
Use this category for any technical questions or comments you have about HABing or anything similar!
How long does it take to fill a balloon?
Can balloons be reused if they are pulled back down?
Is attitude control system required for the HAB or below 60000 ft
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!
ROBERTO7 Flight on 36058 meters
Team BALYOLO's Space Camp HAB
Solar eclipse balloon "Shadow Eagle"-SEDS Tennessee Technological University
This topic is what the GSBC team will use for GSBC specific announcements.
GSBC 2018 - April 13-30!
Prize Submissions Due 9/4
GSBC 2017 is here! prize submissions on the website are open
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