Longest Great Circle Distance, Release to Touchdown

Rank Miles Date Mission/Program
6,236 11-14Dec2011 CNSP K6RPT-11
First Transatlantic Crossing
3,361.81 10Mar08 UTARC SNOX-IV  ZP trans-Atlantic floater
2423.97 23-27Mar2012 PBH-18
Project Blue Horizon
1,965.23 19Apr09 PBH-9 (Cornell U/LM) last known position
1,411.41 17Dec05 HiBall-6 (WB8ELK) last known position
1,259 04April2010 PBH-10
1,201.18 18Dec04 HiBall-2 (WB8ELK) last known position
1,162.45 21Mar09 PBH-8 (Cornell U/LM)
933.54 15Mar07 GPA ZP (Grosse Pointe Academy)
836.99 22Oct11 Apex Alpha
775.31 29Dec06 ANSR -33 (ES-OS ZP floater)
703.02 08Jan00 SSOK (WBØDRL)
625.55 18Dec04 HB Minnow (N4 TXI style='font-family:Arial; color:red'>) last known position
589.39 01Dec07 UTARC UX-19 ZP
562.64 16Feb04 Solar Tetroon (Grosse Pointe Academy)
519.0 18Nov10 California Near Space Project (CNSP) K6RPT-11
447.62 26Dec04 HiBall-3 (WB8ELK) last known position
445.64 04Dec04 HiBall-1 (WB8ELK)
429.28 21May05 Solar Tetroon (Grosse Pointe Academy)
400.24 07Mar06 Solar Tetroon SD-9  (Grosse Pointe Academy)
385 23Jan07 NOVA -3 (CU Spaceflight)
314.39 14Jul03 Solar Tetroon (Grosse Pointe Academy)
304.94 24Nov07 LASA-1
298.57 11Aug07 GPS DIY Super-Pressure SDG-6
271.98 21Oct07 UTARC UX-18
265.30 30Dec05 ANSR -28
237.01 03Jun04 Solar Tetroon (Grosse Pointe Academy)
187.03 07Dec02 SUNTRACKER-VI (Wayne State U)
178.79 04Mar06 WB8 ELK style='font-family:Arial; color:red'> HiBall-8
174.30 21Jun05 GPA DIY ZP SD-8
171.91 22Apr01 PROJECT TRAVELER 2001A
162.75 17Dec06 UTARC UX-9
159.45 26Apr08 WB8ELK
155.20 23Dec06 WB8ELK HiBall-10
   152.73 25Mar00 NS0-1 (NSBG/N3KKM)
152.69 04Dec04 ASTRO-2
138.79 21Apr01 EOSS-50
135.87 29Jan05 SUNTRACKER-XIII
135.56 02Nov02 NSTAR-02F (N9XTN)
130 24Dec07 ES-OS Eight
127.54 31Oct04 WV-1
119.37 19Apr08 LASA-2
118.55 07Oct00 NSTAR-00A (N9XTN)
118.26 16Mar02 PROJECT TRAVELER 2002A
113.46 29Aug09 Surfs Up 5
111.75 29Mar94 HABET-3 (CITS/WØRPK)
111.23 27Feb94 HABET-2 (CITS/WØRPK)
111.09 31Oct04 TVNSP-TV04D
110.82 18Dec04 TVNSP TV04F
108.61 18Oct99 HABET-L34 (ISGC/ISU)
107.52 16Nov02 EOSS-62
104.51 19Mar11 TSB-4
102.97 16Nov02 EOSS-61
101.49 06Dec03 SUNTRACKER-IX
98.29 04May02 ANSR -6
96.6  11Oct08 SURFS UP 3
93.10 05Nov05 ASTRO-3
88.10 15Nov00 HABET-L44 (ISGC/ISU)
76.26 27May00 BEAR -1
61.38 10Feb07 ANSR -35
59.30 21May03 ACES-01 (LaSPACE/LSU/SU)
53.87 05Aug00 BEAR -2