3-balloons on Saturday, launching at 0800, 0820, and 0840. Payloads need to be at the launch site at 0700 for check-in and mass verification. Deer Trail is the designated launch site. Payload Plans updated to Rev D.
The balloon launched at 0831 and landed at 1218. It flew approximately 116 miles and landed at 40.96950, -102.57883, 3-1/2 miles northwest of Sedwick, Colorado. The balloon reached a height of 94,963 ft. After landing, the parachute dragged the payload string 962 feet. Good payload construction saved all the experiments!
Submitted by Tom Londrigan (... on Mon, 08/22/2016 - 20:59
EOSS-227 reached an altitude of 65,435ft and was recovered north of Torrington, Wyoming, between highway 159 and the Nebraska border at N 42° 13.614”, W 104° 08.662”. EOSS would like to thank the WY Air National Guard for the use of Camp Guernsey facilities, and the amateur radio operators in Southeast Wyoming for their support, in particular WA7SNU for the use of the Wheatland repe