EOSS 232/233/234 - Metro State University Intro to Space Flights

Update 10/24/16 0840:  EOSS-232 Rev A payload plan posted: Corrected parachute size and graphic.

Update 10/22/16:  Initial Payload Plans Posted. 

One 1400g and two 1200g balloons to support MSU Introduction to Space program. Weather date on October 30th.

EOSS-230/231 Fall STEM Flight - Recap

Data for both balloon is now available in Charts & Data

EOSS-230 and 231 were flew successfully on Saturday, October 15, 2016. They landed 1.77 miles apart South of Sterling, Colorado at:

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

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


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-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.


EOSS Mileage request

EOSS-218 CU Boulder & STEM School Flight

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


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