Balloon & Kite Mapping

Balloon mapping is a low-cost way to take aerial photos using a camera, attached to a balloon, on a spool of string. People have done this from a few hundred feet up all the way to over 4,000 feet in the air.

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Notes on balloon-mapping by mathew

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Airpup: designing a kite balloon

by mathew 8 months ago | 12 | 426 views | 5


Rubber band and PET bottle camera rig

by mathew over 2 years ago | 3 | 506 views | 4


Beaufort Wind Scale Comic, 1906

by mathew over 2 years ago | 4 | 500 views | 3


Aerial Photography Rigging Needs

by mathew almost 3 years ago | 0 | 608 views | 0


a history of crediting contributions

by mathew about 4 years ago | 3 | 126 views | 4


Getting a high altitude balloon back

by mathew almost 5 years ago | 5 | 304 views | 0



Mapknitter Annotations (GSOC)

by mathew over 5 years ago | 5 | 117 views | 0


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by mathew about 6 years ago | 3 | 79 views | 0



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by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 2,205 views | 0


Barnraising: Oil Response Toolkit Brainstorm

by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 36 views | 1


Barnraising: Stewart talks map making

by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 69 views | 0


Barnraising: K-12 curriculum

by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 104 views | 0


Balloon Kit 1.5 changes

by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 2,242 views | 0


OS Geo Live Boot DVD/Thumb Drive

by mathew over 6 years ago | 0 | 24 views | 0



a cheap picavet for any shooting angle

by mathew almost 7 years ago | 1 | 78 views | 0


laser-cut picavet for PET bottle rig

by mathew almost 7 years ago | 0 | 216 views | 0


MicMac, another OS photogrammetry program

by mathew almost 7 years ago | 4 | 1,143 views | 2




Solar Hot Air Balloons

by mathew about 7 years ago | 20 | 1,897 views | 3


170cm hydrogen-filled weather balloon burn test

by mathew about 7 years ago | 2 | 114 views | 0