Recap of EOSS-96

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LAUNCH DATE: 30-Jul-2005
LAUNCH TIME:07:08 am MDT (13:08 UTC)
LAUNCH SITE: Deer Trail, CO (directions)


Pre-flight Prediction and Actual Track

Launch Site - Deer Trail
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Launch Point: 39.6114� lat.   -104.0426� long.
Grid: X=31.32 Y=53.37
Ascent Rate: 1000 feet per minute
Descent Rate: 950 feet per minute
Altitude: 5205 feet
Predicted Landing Site
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Landing Point: 39.6003� lat.  -103.7554� long.
Grid: X=46.6 Y=52.6
Altitude: 4500 feet
Flight Time: 131 Minutes
Bearing: 92.8� True
Range: 15.3 Mi.
Actual Landing Site
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Landing Point: 39.6404� lat.  -104.0985� long.
Grid: X=28.3 Y=55.4
Bearing: 303.9� True
Range: 3.584 Mi.
Difference from Predicted to Actual Landing Site
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Bearing: 278.7� True
Range: 18.458 Mi.

EOSS Frequencies:

  • Beacon
  • APRS
    • 144.340 MHz (Payload Train)
      • ID: AE�SS-11
      • DIGI: EOSS
      • Node: BALNOD
      • APRS Time Slotted to 0:00 every minute
      • Telemetry Every 2 minutes at 0:00
      • Sample Data

Flight Systems:

Balloon Manufacturer Kaysam
Balloon Type latex
Balloon Size 3000 cu. ft
Payload 25.1
Free Lift % calculated at fill
Ascent Rate 1113.86 fpm average
Descent Rate -1142.65 last 5K before touchdown
Parachute 10 ft
Peak Altitude 99,045.6 ft. ASL
Launch Conditions determined at launch

 

Payload Systems as Reported by customer

EOSS 96      
  Team Name Grams Pounds
  CSU - SamSat 1430 3.15
  CSU - RoverSat 1280 2.82
  UCCS - SampleSat 1500 3.31
  Mesa - RX/TXSat 800 1.76
  Western - OzoneSat 1600 3.53
  Mines - SampleSat 1900 4.19
Grand Total 8510 18.76

 


Flight Data:

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