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HoHoHo is a non-profit, non-commercial, educational/scientific, one-student project.
I would appreciate it if you left a comment below, or send me a more personal email at “timbobel @@@ gmail.com”
Help is much appreciated, so if you think you can help in any field, you can easily participate.
I am Tim Zaman, a 22 year old student attending the Mechanical Engineering (3ME) department of the Technical University in Delft, Netherlands. Although involved in the Mechatronics and DCSC department, and lately mastering at the dept. of Biorobotics, this project, although possible, is not directly linked to the University (yet?).
The aim is getting a helium balloon 35.000 meters up in near-space, after which it plummits down, and has to be retrieved to acces the aquired information.
This whole retrieval is powered by GPS sensors, and SMS and radio transmitters that allow me to stay in contact with the balloon. With this website i try to cover the process from idea to succes and failure.
Why? Because it is interesting. The aim of this project is education, science and entertainment. This project brings together a lot of my personal interests, and therefore grabs my attention.