Posts Tagged ‘Space Photography’
Mantorville, MN – 9/10 – Harvest Moon
Mantorville, MN - 9/10 - Harvest Moon

The BESPIN-III had its inaugural launch last night down in Mantorville, MN in an effort to capture some great sunset shots as well as some shots of the Harvest Moon. We had an absolutely perfect day for it, no wind, no clouds, 75° or so. Couldn’t have been better. We launched a few minutes early, […]

BESPIN-III – We’re back!
BESPIN-III - We're back!

Well its been a few weeks folks, but we’re back in the game here at BESPIN Mission Control. We’ve been thinking a LOT about the design of our craft, reducing the fogging issues we’ve been having, eliminating the “hang” issues we’ve been having at 100,000+ ft as well as coming up with a solution for […]

Mantorville, MN – 8/19
Mantorville, MN - 8/19

Well what an interesting launch this proved to be. We had some ups, we had some downs, but in the end, it was pretty great. We launched from just east of Mantorville, MN, my hometown growing up. Attendees were Rick Erickson (Dad), Cindy Erickson (Mom) and my (Jamey) old 7th grade science teacher Mr Bruce […]

Delano, MN
Delano, MN

Well it turned out to be a beautiful day for a launch over in Delano, MN with my good buddy Bruce. Bruce and I launched the final Yavin IV last year, the one that was lost in Taylors Falls, so we had some baggage we needed to take care of. Naturally there was some concern […]

What is BESPIN

Bespin is the successor to the fallen Yavin IV project run by Sevnthsin.

The goal of Bespin is to operate lighter and more precisely than Yavin IV, while capturing even more stunning imagery of the earth from 100,000+ feet up.

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