Here are some images from the flight (NSBF # 491N) and preparation:
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|The instrument, plain and simple.||Elena Aprile drives the 26' UHAUL truck to Nevis Labs.||Karl Giboni busies away.|
How difficult it is to fix the frame upright!
[Left to Right:Chun Zhang, Uwe Oberlack, Jamila Hussain and Alessandro Curioni]
Chun Zhang and Sandro Ventura come across a "pedestrian's guide to ballooning".
|Chun is playing C++ games.|
|Alessandro deep in thought.||Sandro checks on the microprocessor.||The NSBF team picks up the payload for the first launch attempt. Featuring: Mark Cobble, Victor Davison, Robin Whiteside, Derek Dolby, Gary Marchant and Fred Masters.|
|The payload at large.||Elena Aprile watches her "child" about to be launched.|
|LXeGRIT on the launchpad.||Elena Aprile and Uwe Oberlack at the launch site.|
|A different kind of payload.|
|The happy LXeGRIT team|
|What an adventure!|