|A 10p sits inside to show scale.|
At around 245mm, the square payload will be cut precisely to allow for the camera’s and other equipment that need to access the outside of the box. For example: holes for the lens, holes for attachment to the string.
The lid will be secured down with a strong adhesive tape and we are thinking of attaching the payload to the balloon with some strong string.
An important note to remember is to leave a few gaps for air to circulate as the pressure of the atmosphere can sometimes cause the payload to expand and break.
A phone inside the payload shows the depth and the internal volume, which is roughly 3 litres. We should have plenty of room within the payload as the walls will be cut through to allow the camera to be positioned inside.
We have to allow room for:
- 2 x cameras
- 1 x GPS
- 1 x heater
- 1 x external power charger