EOSS October Meeting

The October Monthly meeting will be held online.  The Zoom link may be found in the agenda here: October Agenda

About Edge of Space Sciences (EOSS)

Edge of Space Sciences (EOSS) is a Denver, Colorado based non-profit organization that promotes science and education by exploring frontiers in amateur radio and high altitude balloons.  Click "Read More" for more information.

EOSS-302 NDIA STEM Flight - Recap

The balloon was launched at 0819 and reached an altitude of 110,331 ft MSL at  09:41 when  the balloon burst It was recovered near Karval, Colorado at GPS Coordinates:38.77888, -103.39334

mileage link for 2020 flights is here 

CANCELED: MSU Intro to Space (Spring semester)

  • 3/17: CU-Boulder Gateway to Space has been canceled for this semester.
  • 3/22: Metro State University's Intro to Space has been canceled for this semester.

EOSS-301 COSGC Summer Flight Recap

EOSS-301 launched as a single 3000g balloon from Deer Trail Colorado for the University of Colorado Space Grant Consortium (UCSGC).  The balloon carried 8 student experiments to an altitude of 98,457 ft, and was recovered south of Calhan Colorado.

EOSS-300 GPSL - Recap

A single 1500g balloon was launched on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from the Atlas Missile Silo site near Crow Valley (Briggsdale, Colorado) to flight qualify EOSS beacons and release units . This flight was in concert with the Great Plains Superlaunch virutal group launch.

EOSS-299 NOAA Aircore Glider Test - Recap

This flight was flown in honor of EOSS founding member Rick von Glahn, NØKKZ(SK). The flight beacons indicated, "In Memory NØKKZ(SK)EOSS Ultimate Prognosticator" throughout the flight.

A 3000g balloon was launched from Deer Trail on Saturday May 30 at 0632 MDT carrying an glider experiment for NOAA Boulder. As planned, the balloon was cut down at 93,396 feet and landed at 0818.

2020 Mileage reimbursement.

Members, please open this page to find a link to mileage reimbursement for flights flown in 2020.

CANCELED: COSGC DemoSats

DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES, THIS FLIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Colorado Space Grant Consorium, 2 X 3000g or 4 X 1500g balloons

EOSS-297/298 NDIA STEM & EOSS Qualification Flight - Recap

 Norm Black has put together a flight video summary of the NDIA STEM Edge of Space Mission at https://youtu.be/ykuFqg89vKc . There is also a slide show posted here, showing pictures taken every 10 seconds during the flight. The slide show takes about nine minutes to view.

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