Far Horizons Project Budget v1.0


The approximate total cost for the flight vehicle, launch preparation equipment, chase and recovery equipment, and balloon fill nozzle is $865.97. That does not include the cost of the helium, which varies greatly in cost and availability from region to region. That does also not include the cost of the APRS capable radio equipment used in the balloon chase and recovery process, or things like vehicle fuel. The individual payload costs are also not included because they will vary greatly depending on the focus of the flight.

Detailed Budget

This cost listing is only broken down to the major component level. For a more detailed listing please see the Bill of Materials.

Subsystem Cost
Flight Vehicle $406.70
Setup Equipment $111.42
Chase and Recovery Equipment (Partial) $80.97
Balloon Fill Nozzle $266.88
Total $865.97

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