Super Pressure Ballon - releveant links

Some background on super pressure:

NASA is leading quite a bit of research into balloons, specifically very long term duration. Here’s a paper from my notes:

Here are some key people leading the field that I’d like to connect with:

David Bowen

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3fcbUEovLhOMjE5ZjMwZmEtZDMzNC00NGZiLTkxMDAtNzdjNzJmMTcwYzMx/view

Richard Meadows

Potential IP / patent issues, we may need to get a license or something:

https://patents.google.com/patent/US20150266559 (super pressure balloon/envelope cage)

One of the key value propositions is being able to inexpensively return the payload for service/data recovery etc. Some links on that:

Parafoil return system

https://www.nps.edu/documents/106608270/107784480/Fields+-+Lower+Stratospheric+Deployment+Testing+of+a+Ram-Air+Parafoil+System.pdf/be8ab409-185b-495b-8a18-5546be31b288

https://websites.isae-supaero.fr/IMG/pdf/130_benton.pdf

etc (nps seems to be the main place this stuff is being researched)