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Thursday
11:00:00 EDT
15:00:00 UTC

2014-04-17

Sunrise:07:20:59
Sunset:20:07:37




(KES)

Record # 415


Kennard Elementary
318m / 1,043ft


39.9006, -85.5204

(N39° 54' 2", W85° 31' 13")

Grid: EM79FV

Map of Launch Site:
Kennard Elementary School

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


WB8ELK-14


433.998







Spaceport Indiana, WB8ELK
btanner@spaceportindiana.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen






After Flight Report:
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:26:58
UTC
16,706 ft.
5.09 Km
40.17000, -85.03317
EN70LE
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
19:31:59
UTC
83,523 ft.
25.46 Km
40.88267, -83.24467
EN80JV
106 Mi / 170.7 Km
361 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
22:27:00
UTC
869 ft.
0.26 Km
41.03200, -82.70717
EN81PA
135.8 Mi / 218.5 Km
472 ft/min
Max Speed was: 0 MPH, reached at 1141 feet @ EN80SU

Friday
08:00:00 EDT
12:00:00 UTC

2014-04-18

Sunrise:06:54:26
Sunset:19:39:54



NC Near Space Research
(NCNS)

Record # 416


Durham, NC
103m / 338ft


35.8764, -78.9361

(N35° 52' 35", W78° 56' 10")

Grid: FM05MV

Map of Launch Site:
NSL-24

Latex, 1600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KD4BFP-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.ncnearspace.org/


Paul Lowell, KB4TYE
paul@lowell.to


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Hydrogen

2 HD video cameras




After Flight Report:
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
13:25:53
UTC
1,266 ft.
0.39 Km
35.71517, -79.45433
FM05GR
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
16:18:53
UTC
124,874 ft.
38.06 Km
36.12517, -78.44867
FM06SD
63 Mi / 101.4 Km
714 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
16:47:06
UTC
1,161 ft.
0.35 Km
36.22250, -78.20367
FM06VF
78.2 Mi / 125.9 Km
4384 ft/min
Max Speed was: 147.3 MPH, reached at 42055 feet @ FM06NB

Saturday
07:30:00 EDT
11:30:00 UTC

2014-04-19

Sunrise:07:15:03
Sunset:20:10:27



Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology
(MIAT)

Record # 417


Colon High School, Colon Michigan
262m / 860ft


41.9603, -85.3147

(N41° 57' 37", W85° 18' 53")

Grid: EN71IX

Map of Launch Site:
Orbital Mechanics R2-D2

Latex, 3000g, Helium














Troy Hammond, N/A
tbhammond@yahoo.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Helium

Fraternity and School sponsored launch for the Global Space Balloon Challenge. MIAT is a fully accredited college located in Canton, Michigan specializing in the training and licensing of future Aircraft Mechanics, Power Generation Technicians, HVAC and Heating and Cooling Technicians, and Global Logistics Specialists.

No Post Flight APRS Data Available


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

2014-04-19

Sunrise:06:54:26
Sunset:19:39:54



NC Near Space Research
(NCNS)

Record # 418


CM Herndon Park, Durham, NC
107m / 351ft


35.8762, -78.9365

(N35° 52' 34", W78° 56' 11")

Grid: FM05MV

Map of Launch Site:
NSL-25

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KB4TYE-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

SPOT Tracker




http://www.ncnearspace.org/


Tanner Lovelace, KB4TYE
kb4tye@wayfarer.org


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

Launched as part of the Global Space Balloon Challenge - http://www.balloonchallenge.org/ Flight details will be posted at http://www.ncnearspace.org/missions/nsl-25 (Posting a 2nd time because it apparently put my first attempt as \"canceled\" when I tried to edit it.)


Saturday
10:00:00 CEST
12:00:00 UTC

2014-04-19

Sunrise:06:11:13
Sunset:19:22:53



Polish Amateur Radio Station SP9UOB
(SP9UOB)

Record # 411


Gliwice, Poland
245m / 804ft


50.2727, 18.6729

(N50° 16' 22", E18° 40' 22")

Grid: JO90IG

Map of Launch Site:
SEBA-8

Latex, 1600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


SP9UOB


RTTY/300bd/7N1/600 Hz







Tomasz Brol, SP9UOB
sp9uob@kalety.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Hydrogen



No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
12:00:00 EDT
16:00:00 UTC

2014-04-19

Sunrise:06:53:28
Sunset:19:38:47



Black Sky Telemetry
(BST)

Record # 414


Raleigh, NC
122m / 400ft


35.771, -78.675

(N35° 46' 16", W78° 40' 30")

Grid: FM05PS

Map of Launch Site:
BLaST-1

Latex, 800g, Helium



AK4CH-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://blackskytelemetry.org/


Rodney Radford, AK4CH
ncgadgetry@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
800 Using: Helium

First launch of BlackSkyTelemetry Raspberry-Pi based payload system Dual launch with SEDS-NCSU https://www.facebook.com/events/753508964682646/

No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
17:00:00 CDT
22:00:00 UTC

2014-04-19

Sunrise:06:26:04
Sunset:19:09:54



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 419


Huntsville, Alabama
198m / 650ft


34.725, -86.645

(N34° 43' 30", W86° 38' 42")

Grid: EM64QR

Map of Launch Site:
Rocket City Balloonatics

Latex, 1600g, Helium



WB8ELK-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz
WB8ELK-15
434.200 MHz FM ASCII 300 baud RTTY 8N1 360 Hz shift




http://www.wb8elk.com/


Bill Brown, WB8ELK
wb8elk@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1600 Using: Helium

We will be dropping a payload in mid-flight with a small 434.200 MHz FM ASCII RTTY transmitter onboard.

No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Saturday
09:00:00


2014-04-26

Sunrise:06:55:26
Sunset:19:02:00



VE6TS
(VE6TS)

Record # 420


Carbon, AB
-9999m / -32,805ft


5129.02, 11308.6

(N5129° 1' 12", E11308° 36' 0")

Grid: 49HA

Map of Launch Site:
MVA3

Latex, 1200g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


VE6TS-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









Nicholas Janzen, VE6TS-11
nj@obsd.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Hydrogen




Sunday
11:00:00 EEST
08:00:00 UTC

2014-05-11

Sunrise:06:37:31
Sunset:20:15:04



J43VHF
(J43VHF)

Record # 409


Megalopolis, Arkadia, Greece
410m / 1,345ft


37.428, 22.113

(N37° 25' 41", E22° 6' 47")

Grid: KM17BK

Map of Launch Site:
Aeolos

Latex, 1500g, Helium



J43VHF-11
APRS 144.800

cw 2m

cw 10m







Christos Papathanasiou, SV1NJX
j43vhf@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1500 Using: Helium

http://j43vhf.wordpress.com


Saturday
00:00:00 EDT
04:00:00 UTC

2014-05-31

Sunrise:05:45:07
Sunset:20:26:51



Marathon to the Sky
(M2TS)

Record # 412


Olean, New York
436m / 1,430ft


42.0832, -78.4233

(N42° 4' 60", W78° 25' 24")

Grid: FN02SB

Map of Launch Site:
M2TS-1

Latex, 4000g, Helium



KD2FZW-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz

RTrak HAB




http://www.facebook.com/marathontothesky


Saad Mirza, KD2FZW
saadzmirza@yahoo.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
4000 Using: Helium

SUBJECT TO CHANGE LAUNCH DATE IS NOT SCHEDULED STAY UPDATED! www.facebook.com/marathontothesky


Saturday
08:00:00 CDT
13:00:00 UTC

2014-06-14

Sunrise:06:04:18
Sunset:20:45:05



Near Space Ventures Inc.
(NSV)

Record # 393


Hutchinson, KS USA
474m / 1,555ft


38.0653, -97.9216

(N38° 3' 55", W97° 55' 18")

Grid: EM18AB

Map of Launch Site:
VentureStar-27

Latex, 500g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


W0NSV-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






Space Available
http://nearspaceventures.com


Keith Kaiser, WA0TJT
wa0tjt@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
500 Using: Hydrogen

This is part of GPSL


Sunday
09:00:00 PDT
16:00:00 UTC

2014-07-13

Sunrise:05:43:01
Sunset:20:37:11



SEBASTOPOL HIGH ALTITUDE BALLOONING
(SEBHAB)

Record # 394


Sebastopol CA
36m / 118ft


38.4021, -122.83

(N38° 24' 8", W122° 49' 48")

Grid: CM88OJ

Map of Launch Site:
SEBHAB001

Latex, 600g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


KJ6FPJ-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.sebhab.net/sebhab/Home.html


Vaughn Higginbotham, KJ6FPJ
KJ6FPJ@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Hydrogen

This will have APRS. Also look at our website www.sebhab.net

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