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http://workshop88.com/space/ for more details.
 
http://workshop88.com/space/ for more details.
We need to beat FUBARLabs into space/lauch.
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We need to beat FUBARLabs into space!
 
To get involved, join the our [http://groups.google.com/group/hive76-discussion Discussion Group] and send a response [http://groups.google.com/group/hive76-discussion/browse_thread/thread/7a74c4b906dd0569 This Thread] or send an email to [mailto:spacebaloon@hive76.org spaceballoon@hive76.org]
 
To get involved, join the our [http://groups.google.com/group/hive76-discussion Discussion Group] and send a response [http://groups.google.com/group/hive76-discussion/browse_thread/thread/7a74c4b906dd0569 This Thread] or send an email to [mailto:spacebaloon@hive76.org spaceballoon@hive76.org]
 
'''Rules'''
 
'''Rules'''

Revision as of 21:00, 23 February 2010

http://workshop88.com/space/ for more details. We need to beat FUBARLabs into space! To get involved, join the our Discussion Group and send a response This Thread or send an email to spaceballoon@hive76.org Rules

  • One team per hackerspace. Any size build team, but only 10 people for the launch and retrieval team.
  • Payload must be under 4 pounds.
  • Parts cost limit of $250.00. Must show receipts or have other proof of purchase.
  • Payload must return with pictures taken from the flight.
  • Only one official launch per team allowed. Notice of official launches must be given by 8 a.m., and a judge must be present for the launch to count.
  • All local laws and ordinances must be followed throughout the entire competition.
  • Balloon camera must take pictures of the curvature of the earth.
  • The Event Board may judge any other conduct considered outside “the spirit” of the event and disqualify a team that does not adhere to it by majority vote.

Scoring

  • Retrieval Time Base: 50 points. 1 point off for every minute past 45 minutes.
  • Weight of Payload 5 points added for every 1/2 pound under 4 lb.
  • Cost of Setup Base: 50 points. 0.5 points off for every dollar over $150.
  • Total Points Retrieval Time Score + Weight Score + Cost Score

Event Board & Judges

  • Judges are members of each hackerspace, and will be submitted to the Event Board. They will ensure all rules are followed.
  • One person from each hackerspace will be on the Event Board. The Event Board will oversee the event, judge each applicant, and declare winners.

Dates

  • Competition starts immediately upon challenges going out.
  • Teams will indicate acceptance of challenge by March 1, 2010 (either at workshop88.com/space, or the attached PDF form).
  • Launches will be held between June 1, 2010 and August 31, 2010.
  • Results of the official launch must be sent in by September 7, 2010.
  • Winner will be announced on or before September 30, 2010.