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Saturday
09:00:00 MDT
15:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:




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Record # 782


Carbon, Alberta, Canada


51.485, -113.154

(N51° 29' 6", W113° 9' 14")

Grid: DO31KL

Map of Launch Site:
Airdrie Space Science Club- ABE

Latex, 1600g, Helium



VE6JBJ-13
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Brian Jackson, VE6JBJ
ve6jbj@rac.ca


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Helium






After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
15:42:05
UTC
15,833 ft.
4.83 Km
51.52467, -113.02117
DO31LM
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
17:47:05
UTC
131,122 ft.
39.97 Km
52.00050, -112.47550
DO32SA
40.3 Mi / 64.9 Km
922 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:27:04
UTC
9,353 ft.
2.85 Km
52.21117, -112.02450
DO32XF
63.7 Mi / 102.5 Km
3045 ft/min
Max Speed was: 116.23 MPH, reached at 36115 feet @ DO31SQ

Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



StratoCasters
(SC)

Record # 778


Pecan Plantation Airport, Granbury, TX


32.3537, -97.6763

(N32° 21' 13", W97° 40' 35")

Grid: EM12DI

Map of Launch Site:
StratoCasters 16 GPSL

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KG5CA-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.twitter.com/stratocasters1


Chuck Goldsmith, KG5CA
goldsmith@ieee.org


Twitter/Facebook:
#stratocasters1

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

GPSL 2015. Flight qual of hardware.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
14:07:11
UTC
734 ft.
0.22 Km
32.35800, -97.67400
EM12DI
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:57:23
UTC
104,838 ft.
31.95 Km
32.09417, -98.27517
EM02UC
39.6 Mi / 63.7 Km
945 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
16:33:28
UTC
4,329 ft.
1.32 Km
31.98950, -98.48000
EM01SX
53.6 Mi / 86.2 Km
2785 ft/min
Max Speed was: 49.48 MPH, reached at 40833 feet @ EM12BE

Saturday
09:00:00


2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Nebraska Stratospheric Amateur Radio
(NSTAR)

Record # 775


Granbury TX (GPSL)


32.3541, -97.6761

(N32° 21' 15", W97° 40' 34")

Grid: EM12DI

Map of Launch Site:
NSTAR 16-C

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


N9XTN-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz
N9XTN-12
APRS 144.360 MHz




http://www.nstar.org/


Mark Conner, N9XTN
mconner1@gmail.com


Twitter/Facebook:
@N9XTN

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

Great Plains Super Launch




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
15:29:16
UTC
83,482 ft.
25.45 Km
32.13150, -98.07683
EM02XD
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:29:16
UTC
83,482 ft.
25.45 Km
32.13150, -98.07683
EM02XD
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
0 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
17:22:48
UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 16.11 MPH, reached at 83482 feet @ EM02XD

Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Near Space Ventures Inc.
(NSV)

Record # 770


GPSL 2016: Grandbury, TX


32.3541, -97.6761

(N32° 21' 15", W97° 40' 34")

Grid: EM12DI

Map of Launch Site:
VentureStar-29

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W0NSV-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

Offset :05




http://nearspaceventures.com


Keith Kaiser, WA0TJT
wa0tjt@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

Special Message in APRS for the wedding of fellow Near Space Ventures member John (W0GPS) & Sheri Morelli.


NearSat Recovered
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Edge of Space Sciences
(EOSS)

Record # 768


Pecan Plantation Airport, Granbury, TX


32.3541, -97.6761

(N32° 21' 15", W97° 40' 34")

Grid: EM12DI

Map of Launch Site:
EOSS-225

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AE0SS-12
APRS: 144.340Mhz
K0SCC-11
K0SCC-11 on 147.42 MHz. AE0SS-12 slotted 0:15 & 0:45






Space Available
http://www.eoss.org/


Nick Hanks, N0LP
ndhanks@msn.com


Twitter/Facebook:
@eossorg

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

GPSL-2016. Also carrying some additional APRS beacons for flight qualifications, KC0D-*.


NearSat Recovered
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Balloon Assisted Stratospheric Experiments (DePauw University)
(BASE)

Record # 764


Pecan Airport. Pecan Plantation, TX


32.364, -97.645

(N32° 21' 50", W97° 38' 42")

Grid: EM12EI

Map of Launch Site:
BASE 89

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W9YJ-11
APRS: 144.340Mhz






http://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/physics-astronomy/department-research/base/


Howard Brooks, KC9QBN
hlbrooks@depauw.edu


Twitter/Facebook:
#BASE_DePauw

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

GPSL 2016 flight. Will also transmit via 900 MHz spread spectrum.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
14:10:31
UTC
1,758 ft.
0.54 Km
32.35867, -97.67200
EM12DI
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
14:29:31
UTC
18,703 ft.
5.70 Km
32.32467, -97.68717
EM12DH
2.5 Mi / 4 Km
892 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:

UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 27.62 MPH, reached at 18161 feet @ EM12DH

Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



South Texas Balloon Launch Team
(BLT)

Record # 769


Pecan Airport, Granbury, Texas


32.364, -97.645

(N32° 21' 50", W97° 38' 42")

Grid: EM12EI

Map of Launch Site:
BLT-44.5

Mylar, 0g, Helium



AB5SS-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz




http://www.w5acm.net/


John Maca, AB5SS
ab5ss@swbell.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
0 Using: Helium

http://ab5ss.blogspot.com Floater Mission using Pecan Pico 5 tracker, 350mA LiPo with Solar Cells. Balloon is a Qualatex 36" Round Mylar balloon.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
01:51:08
UTC
23,901 ft.
7.29 Km
29.57800, -101.15233
DL99KN
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
00:59:21
UTC
25,260 ft.
7.70 Km
29.81750, -100.79100
DL99OT
27.3 Mi / 43.9 Km
-26 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:

UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 33.37 MPH, reached at 24467 feet @ DL99MQ

Saturday
09:00:00 CDT
14:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Near Space Systems
(NEARSYS)

Record # 773


GPSL


32.5, -97.75

(N32° 30' 0", W97° 45' 0")

Grid: EM12CM

Map of Launch Site:
NearSys 16C, NearSys 16D

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KD4STH-7
APRS: 144.390Mhz
AND KD4STH-9







Space Available
http://nearsys.com


L. Paul Verhage, KD4STH
nearsys@gmail.com


Twitter/Facebook:
@NearSys

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen






After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
14:09:41
UTC
987 ft.
0.30 Km
32.35817, -97.67383
EM12DI
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:31:41
UTC
91,326 ft.
27.84 Km
32.13500, -98.10900
EM02WD
29.7 Mi / 47.9 Km
1102 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
17:22:48
UTC
1,292 ft.
0.39 Km
31.93550, -98.35733
EM01TW
49.5 Mi / 79.7 Km
810 ft/min
Max Speed was: 63.29 MPH, reached at 34571 feet @ EM02UB

Saturday
14:00:00 CDT
19:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 765


Pecan Plantation, TX


32.364, -97.646

(N32° 21' 50", W97° 38' 46")

Grid: EM12EI

Map of Launch Site:
Skytracker GPSL

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KK4RPQ-11
APRS: 144.390 MHz

144.340Mhz

14.0956 WSPR






Space Available
http://www.wb8elk.com/


Bill Brown, WB8ELK
wb8elk@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

Latex balloon will use WB8ELK-11 and WB8ELK-12 APRS. Mylar Pico balloon will be using WB8ELK-4 and also may fly with 20m WSPR transmitter.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:44:05
UTC
1,341 ft.
0.41 Km
31.97500, -98.20583
EM01VX
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:19:04
UTC
75,666 ft.
23.06 Km
32.12567, -97.99367
EM12AD
16.2 Mi / 26.1 Km
-874 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:

UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 0 MPH, reached at feet @ EM12DI

Saturday
14:00:00 CDT
19:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 784


Pecan Plantation, TX


32.364, -97.646

(N32° 21' 50", W97° 38' 46")

Grid: EM12EI

Map of Launch Site:
Skytracker GPSL

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


WB8ELK-12
APRS: 144.390 MHz

144.340Mhz

14.0956 WSPR






Space Available
http://www.wb8elk.com/


Bill Brown, WB8ELK
wb8elk@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

Latex balloon will use WB8ELK-11 and WB8ELK-12 APRS. Mylar Pico balloon will be using WB8ELK-4 and also may fly with 20m WSPR transmitter.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
14:10:00
UTC
1,358 ft.
0.41 Km
32.35867, -97.67367
EM12DI
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
15:23:07
UTC
79,301 ft.
24.17 Km
32.13583, -98.04433
EM02XD
26.6 Mi / 42.8 Km
1066 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
16:01:02
UTC
4,065 ft.
1.24 Km
31.99933, -98.20750
EM01VX
39.9 Mi / 64.2 Km
1984 ft/min
Max Speed was: 70.2 MPH, reached at 62358 feet @ EM12BD

Saturday
14:00:00 CDT
19:00:00 UTC

2016-06-18

Sunrise:
Sunset:



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 783


Pecan Plantation, TX


32.364, -97.646

(N32° 21' 50", W97° 38' 46")

Grid: EM12EI

Map of Launch Site:
Skytracker GPSL

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


WB8MSJ-11
APRS: 144.390 MHz

144.340Mhz

14.0956 WSPR






Space Available
http://www.wb8elk.com/


Bill Brown, WB8ELK
wb8elk@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

Latex balloon will use WB8ELK-11 and WB8ELK-12 APRS. Mylar Pico balloon will be using WB8ELK-4 and also may fly with 20m WSPR transmitter.




After Flight Report: NearSat Recovered
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
14:52:45
UTC
5,872 ft.
1.79 Km
32.35267, -97.64383
EM12EI
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
23:36:06
UTC
25,581 ft.
7.80 Km
29.93567, -100.44667
DL99SW
235.3 Mi / 378.6 Km
38 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
16:01:02
UTC
0 ft.
0.00 Km
0, 0
JJ00AA
6218.1 Mi / 10007.1 Km
-0 ft/min
Max Speed was: 40.28 MPH, reached at 24410 feet @ DL87MS

Thursday
08:30:00 CDT
13:30:00 UTC

2016-06-23

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Two Harbors High School Agates
(THHSA)

Record # 785


Two Harbors High School, Two Harbors, MN USA


47.0487, -91.6634

(N47° 2' 55", W91° 39' 48")

Grid: EN47EB

Map of Launch Site:
Agate-01

Latex, 600g, Helium



N0LCR-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Jeffrey Nast, KC0MKS
kc0mks@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

Payload: * 3 SJCam 4000 cameras * Flight Computer * Remote Temperature/Pressure sensors * APRS Radio Bug - N0LCR-11 * SPOT Locator - http://www.findmespot.com Launch may be at another location near Duluth MN if surface winds are not favorable.


Monday
13:00:00 EDT
17:00:00 UTC

2016-06-27

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Marathon to the Sky
(M2TS)

Record # 786


Olean Middle School Track


42.0842, -78.4371

(N42° 5' 3", W78° 26' 14")

Grid: FN02SC

Map of Launch Site:
M2TS-4

Latex, 1600g, Helium



KD2FZW-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.facebook.com/marathontothesky


Saad Mirza, KD2FZW
saadzmirza@yahoo.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Helium

Will test a composite rocket motor firing using a pyrogen igniter at 85,000 feet (26,000 meters). Part of Project Rockoon. 6lb payload. Contains APRS beacon, 2 HD cameras, power, and ignition MOSFET transistor/power source. 6ft Rocketman 'chute. See www.facebook.com/marathontothesky


Saturday
08:30:00 EDT
12:30:00 UTC

2016-07-23

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Aether Missions
(AETHER)

Record # 749


Fisheating Creek Outpost, Palmdale, Florida, USA


26.9397, -81.3192

(N26° 56' 23", W81° 19' 9")

Grid: EL96IW

Map of Launch Site:
AETHER-3

Latex, 3000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KM4DRI-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Andres Paris, KM4DRI
andreseduardo@hotmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Hydrogen

Payload: *Trackuino APRS tracker *MS5607 barometric pressure sensor *DHT22 temperature humidity sensor *K-type thermocouple *Adafruit ultimate GPS logger shield *FONA GSM breakout board *1 Arduino UNO & 2 Arduino Mega *SPOT Personal Tracker *Canon Powershot SD880 IS *Canon Powershot S100 *GoPro Hero


Saturday
09:00:00 MST
16:00:00 UTC

2016-07-23

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Arizona Near Space Research
(ANSR)

Record # 762


Williams HamFest, Williams, Arizona


35.2587, -112.185

(N35° 15' 31", W112° 11' 6")

Grid: DM35VG

Map of Launch Site:
ANSR-101

Latex, 2000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KA7NSR-6
APRS: 144.340Mhz
KA7NSR-7
Also 445.925

both digipeated to 144.39




http://www.ansr.org, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ballooning/


Bill McLean, K7WWM
bmclean1@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
2000 Using: Hydrogen

2 Cross band repeaters #1 input 146.56 CTCSS 162.2 output 445.925 #2 Input 147.56 CTCSS 89.1 Output 446.025. Live video streaming on 440 Mhz and 2.4 Ghz to ground station at HamFest.


Saturday
07:45:00


2016-08-06

Sunrise:
Sunset:



Balloon Assisted Stratospheric Experiments (DePauw University)
(BASE)

Record # 776


Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport-Frank Elliott Field Rantoul, IL


40.294, -88.142

(N40° 17' 38", W88° 8' 31")

Grid: EN50WH

Map of Launch Site:
BASE 90

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


WB9SA-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.depauw.edu/academics/departments-programs/physics-astronomy/department-research/base/


Howard Brooks, KC9QBN
hlbrooks@depauw.edu


Twitter/Facebook:
#BASE_DePauw

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen

Flight for Space Jam 10 Boy Scout Jamboree. Will feature cross band repeater and SSTV

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