Outreach

Videos

Introduction to balloon-based astronomy and ESBO DS on the Youtube channel “Astronomía en Español” (in Spanish): https://youtu.be/c6cK3SOPf5M

Video footage of the BUBBLE 1 sounding balloon flight: https://youtu.be/fTFmuxAtUhE (Full video: https://youtu.be/9VuqkWXxPKQ)

Video footage of the BUBBLE 2 sounding balloon flight: https://youtu.be/a8CUPK3FvSw (Complete flight with telemetry)

Articles

Article on the Kick-Off of ESBO DS at the University of Stuttgart: http://www.irs.uni-stuttgart.de/news/news_0152.html?__locale=en (German version)

Article on ESBO DS in the University of Stuttgart’s research magazine “Forschung Leben” (German): https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/forschung/forschung-leben/per-ballon-in-die-stratosphaere/

Article on Girl’s Day 2019 at the University of Tübingen with ESBO DS contribution: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/143931

Scientific Publications

Published

A New Operational Concept for Stratospheric Science Payloads: Reusing an Extensible Satellite Framework for Operating Regular Balloon-Based Astronomical Missions. 16th International Conference on Space Operations 2021, virtual. Paper.

Status of the STUDIO UV balloon mission and platform. Proc. SPIE Conf., Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 14-18 December 2020. Paper.

Microchannel-Plate Detector Development for Ultraviolet Missions. Proc. SPIE Conf., Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 14-18 December 2020. Paper.

Stratospheric balloons as a complement to the next generation of astronomy missions. International Astronautical Congress 2020. Virtual. Paper. Presentation.

The STUDIO UV astronomy mission: a step towards a European balloon observatory. European Planetary Science Congress 2020. Virtual. Presentation.

European Stratospheric Balloon Observatory (ESBO) – Identification of Planetary Science Applications. European Planetary Science Congress – Division of Planetary Science Joint Meeting 2019, Geneva, Switzerland. Extended Abstract.

Towards a European Stratospheric Balloon Observatory: the ESBO design study. SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018, Austin, Texas. Paper. Poster.

Towards a European Stratospheric Balloon Observatory –
Planetary Science Applications. European Planetary Science Congress 2018, Berlin, Germany. Extended Abstract. Presentation.

Stratospheric balloons as a platform for the next large far infrared observatory. International Astronautical Congress 2018, Bremen, Germany. Paper. Presentation.

Meeting Contributions

Potential of Balloon-Based Observatories for Astronomical Instruments. The Future of Airborne Infrared/Submm Astronomy: Instrument Solutions, virtual. Presentation.

The European Stratospheric Balloon Observatory, its First Mission STUDIO and STUDIO’s Software Architecture. 2021 Scientific Ballooning Technologies Workshop, virtual. Presentation.

The STUDIO payload electronics within the ESBO initiative. 2021 Scientific Ballooning Technologies Workshop, virtual. Presentation.

The STUDIO UV astronomy mission – a step towards a European balloon observatory. 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Sydney, Australia/virtual. Presentation.

Why (and how to) do astronomy from balloons? Contribution to the “Future Astronomical Opportunities in Stratosphere and Space” splinter meeting at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society. Presentation.

Ultraviolet Detector Development and Application. Contribution to the “Future Astronomical Opportunities in Stratosphere and Space” splinter meeting at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society. Presentation.

STUDIO: a first step towards a stratospheric balloon observatory. 24th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon programmes and related research, 16-20 June 2019, Essen, Germany. Poster.

What about a joint astronomical balloon observatory? Presentation at the 24th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon programmes and related research, 16-20 June 2019, Essen, Germany. Presentation.

Presentation at RIA SpaceTec Meeting “Instrumentación astronómica en España“, 3-5 October 2018, Madrid, Spain.