Announcement of EOSS-92

EOSS is attending the

Great Plains Super Launch

where we will fly:


LAUNCH DATE: 2-Jul-2005 (rain date, July 3)
LAUNCH TIME:08:30 am CDT (13:30 UTC)
LAUNCH SITE: Omaha, NE (See for launch site details)

EOSS Frequencies:


  • Beacon
  • APRS
    • 144.360 MHz (Payload Train)
  • ATV
    • De-spun ATV package
    • 426.250 MHz
    • ID: AE0SS

EOSS-092 (Alternate payload systems in the payload plan below)


Flight Systems:


Balloon Manufacturer Kaysam
Balloon Type latex
Balloon Size 1200 cu. ft
Payload 9.3 lbs
Free Lift % calculated at fill
Ascent Rate 1000 fpm estimated
Descent Rate  900 fpm estimated
Parachute 5 ft
Peak Altitude determined after flight
Launch Conditions determined at launch


Payload Configuration:

Internet Gateway Stations:

While EOSS will be participating in a launch away from our home location in the Colorado Front Range, we still encourage all I-Gaters to copy our signals and relay them into the net.


Tracking and Recovery Info:

It's just the EOSS contingent at GPSL with an assist from everyone else if things go awry.


Our Customer

EOSS, yep it's just for the fun of it. Of course we're always testing out payloads, especially since we managed to fry one on a recent mission.