In the payload there was a satellite data logger. It worked out the balloon's height and location using a signal from a satellite and recorded it onto a memory card. I've created an Excel version of the file that shows just height above sea level in metres against time since launch in seconds.
I wonder if you can tell the story of the balloon's journey from the information in this file? Can you find the time after launch that the balloon burst? Can you find out the maximum altitude achieved? Can you find the time after launch that the payload landed? Can you work out how long the flight was? Can you work out the speed of ascent and descent? Is there any other information about the flight you can discover from the data?
You might find it helps to plot the data as a chart. This is easy to do by selecting the data and then using the chart tools in Excel.
Let me know anything you discover by leaving a comment.
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