Project Apeiro - High-altitude balloon payload for measuring cosmic ray flux

  title={Project Apeiro - High-altitude balloon payload for measuring cosmic ray flux},
  author={Shivangi Kamat and Sanket Deshpande and Lucky N. Kapoor and Dipankar Pal and Satyanarayana Bheesette},
  journal={Proceedings of 36th International Cosmic Ray Conference — PoS(ICRC2019)},
The experiment (Project Apeiro) aims to determine cosmic ray flux in the lower stratospheric regions of the atmosphere by deploying a measurement instrument on a High-Altitude Balloon platform. This paper illustrates the design and construction of the experimental equipment and also highlights the precautions and tests undertaken to qualify the instrument for a near-space flight. Cosmic ray flux is measured by using detectors constructed with an optically coupled combination of scintillator… 

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