EOSS Flight Archives

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.

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.

EOSS-295/296 CU Boulder Gateway to Space and DemoSats - Recap

See pictures and data posted below.

Two 3000g balloons were launched on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from Eaton Middle School. The EOSS-295 launched at 6:54am. EOSS-296 launched at 7:23am.

EOSS-294 Metro State University Intro to Space - Recap

A single 3000g balloon launched around 7:35am in cold (10 degree) weather. The balloon landed (in some powerlines....) approximately 25 miles south of Yuma Colorado.

EOSS-293 NDIA and Fall STEM Flight - Recap

The flight video is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/KqLGpO5Tk90

EOSS-292 Colorado Space Grant Consortium Summer Flight - Recap

EOSS-292 with four University of Colorado Space Grant payloads and a University of CO ADS-B beacon under development totaling 8.27 pounds, three GPS-equipped radio beacons, and a 12-foot Rocketman parachute were launched on a 3000 gram balloon from the Limon, CO launch site (N39° 14.16', 104° 4.517') at an elevation of 5,388 feet at 07:39:10 AM MDT on July 27, 2019.  The last packet received before balloon burst was at 9:

EOSS-291 Ball Aerospace BIRST Program - Recap

EOSS-291 with three  payloads from the Ball Intern Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) from

EOSS-290 GPSL Pella, Iowa - Recap

EOSS-290 with the KCØRPS Geiger counter module, a KCØD APRS radio beacon on a qualification flight, and KE7KCK's GoPro camera weighting a total of 2.71 pounds along with two GPS-equipped radio beacons, and a 10 ft. Rocketman parachute were launched on a 1200 gram balloon from the Pella High School athletic fields in Pella, Iowa  (N41° 23.658', W92° 53.328) at an elevation of 855 feet at 08:14:07 AM on June 15, 2019.  The last packet received before balloon burst was at 9:50 AM at an altitude of 99,778 ft.

EOSS-289 Summit Middle School STEM Flight - Recap

EOSS-289 with seven Summit Middle School student payloads weighting 6.3 pounds, an experimental ADS-B aircraft beacon, two GPS-equipped radio beacons, and a 12 ft. Rocketman parachute were launched on a 1500 gram balloon from the Eaton, CO Middle School launch site (N40° 13.48', W104° 4.63') at an elevation of 4,564 feet at 8:09 AM MDT on Apr. 14, 2019.  The launch site was located just off the south parking lot.    The last packet received before balloon burst was at 9:34 AM at an altitude of 96,246 ft.

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