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: Best Educational Initiative
Winners: Best Design GSBC 2018
Winners: Best Photo By Popular Vote
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.
FAA Question re: Balloon Launch
Submission format / guidelines?
A bit of YouTube HAB fun during GSBC
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
Introduction Team Ganterflight Germany
Can you help me?
Use this category for any technical questions or comments you have about HABing or anything similar!
Using jet stream forecasts to minimize horizontal distance travelled by a balloon
Balloon material (Mylar)
Mathematical Calculation for Helium Amount
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!
Levitate USM Hab Launch and Education Initiative event
KRATOS EAFIT Postbon High Altitude Balloon Team - Best Picture Contest
AGH Space Systems - Best Picture Contest
This topic is what the GSBC team will use for GSBC specific announcements.
Post your best photos and vote to win! By end of May!
New Prize and Sponsor Stratoflights!
GSBC 2018 is here! April 13-30
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