We send stuff into the stratosphere and sometimes get it back again

We are the Bristol branch of UKSEDS (UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space). Here are some of our projects.

CanSat Competition

Bristol SEDS started off the new academic year with the University of Bristol’s first ever CanSat competition!

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Launch of Two G-Class Rockets

During the 2015-2016 academic year Bristol SEDS built a second G-Class model rocket, named Whitebird Heavy. It was entered into the UKSEDS National Rocketry Competition.

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UBSEDS20

The UBSEDS20 balloon was built from 50 micron thick PA-EVOH-PE multilayer film and was 1.9 meters in diameter. This is 0.4m more than the usual 1.5m diameter. The larger size meant the longest axis of the balloon and payload combined was more than 2 meters, and so a NOTAM was required and obtained for the launch.

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