EOSS Flight Archives

EOSS-227 Eclipse Practice Flight - Recap

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

EOSS-226 Colorado Space Grant Demosat Flight - Recap

Douglas County STEM School and Acadamy has created a great 6-minute video, located at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr-glqCw7Z0

EOSS-225 - Great Plains Superlaunch - Recap

EOSS attended the Great Plains Superlaunch, presented 3 papers on amateur radio balloon topics, and participated in the simultaneous launch of 10 balloons from Granbury, Texas

EOSS-222/223/224 Metro State University and STEM flights - Recap

EOSS 222/223/224 were launched from the Limon launch site at approximately 0830 on May 21st.   EOSS-224 was found after 59 days hidden in a wheat field. See the galleries below for additional information.  

EOSS-222 landing site was at 39.65567 N, 103.03233 W

EOSS-219-220-221 Colorado Space Grant 3fer Recap

Go here to submit your request mileage reimbursement.  Only EOSS members may submit.   

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Due to difficulties with the primary repeater, the pre-flight net was held on the 146.94  repeater.  See details on tone at the bottom of the page.

Update 4/8/16 1620 :  Payload plans updated with final manifest and weight.

Update 4/6/16:  Grid Locations, Breakfast Info, Tracker List

EOSS-218 CU Boulder & STEM School Flight

An Additional Link and Pictures Posted Today (2/27/2016)

EOSS-217 NOAA Water Vapor Experiment Recap

EOSS 217 was launched successfully from the Wiggins Rest Stop launch site at approximately 0415 MT.  The NOAA payload was recovered in Nebraska just east of the Enders State Recreational Area, near Imperial, Nebraska.

 

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EOSS 215/216 CU Demosats and Gateway to Space Recap

EOSS 215 achieved an altitude of 95,282 ft.  Payloads were  recovered approximately 10 miles southeast of Limon, Colorado.

EOSS 216 achieved an altitude of 95, 263 ft.  Payloads were recovered South of Limon at 39.19633°, -103.70350°.

EOSS 215 Launch video is posted at https://www.facebook.com/Edge-of-Space-Sciences-162353343883044/

To submit Mileage Reimbursement click here EOSS 215//216 and complete the form.  

EOSS 213/214 Metro State and Summit Middle School Recap

EOSS 213 acheived a burst altitude of 89,701ft and landed at 39° 01.956, 103° 15.53 

EOSS 214 achieved a burst altitude of 100,352ft and landed at 39° 05.186, 103° 18.722

EOSS 210 NOAA Temperature Profiler

PICTURES AND VIDEOS FROM THE FLIGHT LOCATED AT THIS GOOGLE PHOTOS SITE.
 

The EOSS210 flight this morning used a new launch technique that was entirely successful on the first try.  We now know that we can launch heavy payloads and subject the flight string components to minimum dynamic stress.

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