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LINUX students reach for the stars for culmination project

The HAPROS mission represents a cumulative project-based activity for the course. TCSD students designed and built a payload to be delivered to near-space via High Altitude Balloon and returned to Earth via parachute. 
Students filled the HAB, and attached the payload for release. The payload was equipped with a student-built transponder that broadcast GPS telemetry data. The GPS telemetry data allowed for the public to track it online in real time at https://tracker.habhub.org and https://aprs.fi. The payload also was equipped with a cube satellite to collect bacteria samples and environmental information.