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Winds aloft: and a camera too

by cfastie 3 months ago | 0 | 224 | 0

I have made [four kite flights with anemometers](https://publiclab.org/tag/series:diy-wind-sensor...

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Winds aloft: sensor overload

by cfastie 3 months ago | 5 | 141 | 0

I have been including anemometers in the payload of kite flights for a few months ([series of res...

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Winds aloft: less noise

by cfastie 5 months ago | 7 | 242 | 1

My first results from a [Modern Device wind sensor](https://moderndevice.com/product/wind-sensor-...

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Winds aloft

by cfastie 6 months ago | 3 | 287 | 3

_Above: This seven foot Rokkaku kite lifted a two pound camera rig with EOS M and SkyPod data log...

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First flight of the SkyPod

by cfastie 7 months ago | 3 | 232 | 2

_Above: The SkyPod mounted on a Saturn V Rig. The SkyPod includes a GPS module and antenna, Ardui...

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Add GPS logging to a Saturn V Rig

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 1 | 208 | 2

The Adafruit Ultimate GPS breakout board was [reasonably easy to get working][1] in no small part...

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Adding GPS logging to a kite or balloon aerial photography rig

by cfastie about 1 year ago | 0 | 251 | 3

_Above: A GPS board mounted on a Saturn V Rig. The module is powered by the existing battery on t...

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3D visualizations from aerial photos of a landfill (video)

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 3 | 937 | 5

*Above: A 3D model of the landfill at Bristol, Vermont created from aerial photos in ReCap 360, a...

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360° views of the Bristol landfill

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 0 | 560 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 21 photos taken by a Power...

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Aerial mapping a reclaimed landfill

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 0 | 584 | 3

*Above: A high point on the capped surface of the retired municipal landfill at Bristol, VT. At r...

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First EOS M aerials

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 2 | 541 | 1

*Above: Stereographic projection of a half-spherical panorama stitched from 33 photos taken over ...

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Soaring Riffle

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 2 | 1,321 | 4

Above: Is a flying Riffle a Fliffle? It might look like somebody strapped things on to a KAP...

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Tiny boost

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 0 | 887 | 0

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a Canon...

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Plenty boost

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 0 | 1,474 | 2

Switching regulators can change the voltage supplied by a battery to a higher or lower level. The...

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Auto EOS M

by cfastie almost 2 years ago | 0 | 2,797 | 5

If I am going to use a Canon EOS M for kite aerial photography, I have to figure out how to trigg...

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Converging on an 1886 viewpoint

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,265 | 2

*Above: Little planet projection of an aerial panorama stitched from 25 photos taken by a Canon S...

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On being doomed to repeat historical lithographs

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 3 | 2,133 | 4

*Above: Little planet projection of a panorama stitched from 22 photos taken from the wrong place...

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Kite => GPS => Explicate

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 1,316 | 2

Above: Little planet projection of a 23 photo panorama of Bristol, VT. October 30, 2015. Bet...

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Cloudy Bright

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 0 | 1,235 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a half-spherical panorama of Vergennes stitched from 23 photo...

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Uncontrolled reentry

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 3 | 1,623 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a panorama stitched from 22 photos taken by a Canon S100 on a...

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Power to the SkyShield

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 5 | 2,307 | 0

*Above: The dreaded result when the SkyShield batteries get too low to drive the servos correctly...

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Middle Planet

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,434 | 2

*Above: Stereographic projection of a spherical KAP panorama from a few hundred feet above the ce...

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The Orb of Salisbury

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 3 | 1,958 | 0

*Above: The big white buildings are Maple Meadow Farm in Salisbury, Vermont. The longer ones hous...

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Return to Planet LEAFFEST

by cfastie over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,932 | 1

*Above: Dramatic differences in the surface of Planet LEAFFEST have been documented by repeat fly...

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