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Saturday
15:00:00 CDT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-09-13

Sunrise:06:13:58
Sunset:19:26:58



Fox Valley Composite Squadron (Civil Air Patrol)
(FVCS)

Record # 520


Kankakee Airport (3KK), Kankakee, IL, USA
189m / 620ft


41.1, -87.9167

(N41° 6' 0", W87° 55' 0")

Grid: EN61AC

Map of Launch Site:
FVCS-5

Latex, 1200g, Helium



WA9CAP-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz









1st Lt Gary Brown, NO9G
gary@foxcap.org


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Helium

Guinness World Record attempt at \"Highest Paper Airplane Flight from a High Altitude Balloon\". More details available on website at: http://foxcap.org/content/nearspaceballoon




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:14:59
UTC
765 ft.
0.23 Km
41.09650, -87.90917
EN61BC
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
17:53:58
UTC
96,537 ft.
29.42 Km
41.07317, -86.68833
EN61PB
63.6 Mi / 102.3 Km
968 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:20:58
UTC
1,721 ft.
0.52 Km
41.03983, -86.33700
EN61TA
82 Mi / 131.9 Km
3512 ft/min
Max Speed was: 115.08 MPH, reached at 40830 feet @ EN61RC

Friday
12:00:00 CDT
17:00:00 UTC

2014-09-19

Sunrise:06:12:37
Sunset:19:35:50



DePaul University
(DEPAUL)

Record # 522


Pontiac HS, Pontiac, IL, USA
199m / 653ft


41.0957, -87.9102

(N41° 5' 45", W87° 54' 37")

Grid: EN61BC

Map of Launch Site:


Latex, 200g, Helium



KC9PON-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.depaul.edu/Pages/default.aspx


Mark Potosnak, KC9PON
mpotosna@depaul.edu


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
200 Using: Helium






After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:24:05
UTC
626 ft.
0.19 Km
41.09683, -87.90850
EN61BC
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
20:03:04
UTC
45,343 ft.
13.82 Km
40.96783, -87.74500
EN60DX
12.3 Mi / 19.8 Km
204 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:01:04
UTC
669 ft.
0.20 Km
41.04733, -87.89333
EN61BB
3.5 Mi / 5.6 Km
-366 ft/min
Max Speed was: 77.1 MPH, reached at 39837 feet @ EN60BX

Friday
14:00:00 EDT
18:00:00 UTC

2014-09-19

Sunrise:07:10:25
Sunset:19:55:23



Peach Flight
(W7QO)

Record # 526


Buford, GA
332m / 1,089ft


34.1, -83.9

(N34° 6' 0", W83° 54' 0")

Grid: EM84BC

Map of Launch Site:
PeachFlight-6

Plastic, 36g, Helium



W7QO-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://peachflight.blogspot.com/


Alan Adamson, W7QO
akadamson@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
36 Using: Helium

10mW beacon, STM32 Tracker, solar/Lipo, 2gr free lift


Recovery Undetermined
No Post Flight APRS Data Available


Friday
15:00:00 CDT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-09-19

Sunrise:06:12:37
Sunset:19:35:50



DePaul University
(DEPAUL)

Record # 523


Pontiac HS, Pontiac, IL, USA
199m / 653ft


41.0957, -87.9102

(N41° 5' 45", W87° 54' 37")

Grid: EN61BC

Map of Launch Site:


Latex, 200g, Helium



KC9PON-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.depaul.edu/Pages/default.aspx


Mark Potosnak, KC9PON
mpotosna@depaul.edu


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
200 Using: Helium

Second of two flights to measure co2 profile.




After Flight Report: Recovery Undetermined
StageTimeAltitudeLatitude, LongitudeNotes
Launch or
First:
16:24:05
UTC
626 ft.
0.19 Km
41.09683, -87.90850
EN61BC
Distance from launch
Ascent/Descent Rates
Burst or Max
Altitude:
20:03:04
UTC
45,343 ft.
13.82 Km
40.96783, -87.74500
EN60DX
12.3 Mi / 19.8 Km
204 ft/min
Touchdown
or Last:
18:01:04
UTC
669 ft.
0.20 Km
41.04733, -87.89333
EN61BB
3.5 Mi / 5.6 Km
-366 ft/min
Max Speed was: 77.1 MPH, reached at 39837 feet @ EN60BX

Saturday
11:00:00 EDT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-09-20

Sunrise:05:47:44
Sunset:20:02:17



Rockets, Etc
(RETC)

Record # 508


North Adams, MA
330m / 1,083ft


42.69, -73.13

(N42° 41' 24", W73° 7' 48")

Grid: FN32KQ

Map of Launch Site:
HAB-1

Latex, 600g, Helium



KB1YTY
APRS: 144.390Mhz
Beacon: 438.600MHz






Space Available
http://RocketsEtc.com


Alex Zhilyakov, KB1YTY
alex@azzie.net


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

http://RocketsEtc.com
Rescheduled again due to strong winds.


Saturday
11:00:00 EDT
15:00:00 UTC

2014-09-20

Sunrise:07:13:15
Sunset:20:04:53



Spaceport Indiana
(SPI)

Record # 475


Knightstown Indiana
313m / 1,027ft


39.8067, -85.5314

(N39° 48' 24", W85° 31' 53")

Grid: EM79FT

Map of Launch Site:
Space Day 2014

Latex, 600g, Helium



WB8ELK-13
APRS: 144.390Mhz
WB8ELK-14
Iridium GPS 443.998






Space Available
http://www.spaceportindiana.com/Index/index.php


Brian Tanner/Bill Brown, WB8ELK
btanner@spaceportindiana.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
600 Using: Helium

Also looking for HAMs who want to teach some sessions at Space Day or set up some demos. Lots of kids and we LOVE to promote Amateur Radio. WE also want to offer some help for those trying to get their license with a help session same day. Please contact us if interested.


Saturday
18:00:00 CDT
23:00:00 UTC

2014-09-20

Sunrise:06:21:44
Sunset:19:05:26



WB8ELK Balloon Flights
(WB8ELK)

Record # 527


NSSTC building Huntsville, AL
198m / 650ft


34.725, -86.645

(N34° 43' 30", W86° 38' 42")

Grid: EM64QR

Map of Launch Site:
Oz0920

Latex, 1200g, Helium



WB8ELK-12
APRS: 144.390Mhz






http://www.wb8elk.com/


Bill Brown, WB8ELK
wb8elk@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Helium




Sunday
10:00:00 CDT
15:00:00 UTC

2014-09-21

Sunrise:06:29:57
Sunset:19:20:17



Peoria Near Space Probe
(PNSP)

Record # 525


Expo Gardens, Peoria IL
235m / 771ft


40.7654, -89.6191

(N40° 45' 55", W89° 37' 9")

Grid: EN50ES

Map of Launch Site:
PNSP-5

Latex, 1200g, Helium



W9UVI-11
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available
http://www.w9uvi.org/?page_id=729


Fritz Bock, WD9FMB
wd9fmb@gmail.com


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
1200 Using: Helium

70 cm simplex repeater, 444.600 40 meter CW on 7.040 approx.


Sunday
10:00:00 EDT
14:00:00 UTC

2014-09-21

Sunrise:06:50:49
Sunset:19:34:02



NC Near Space Research
(NCNS)

Record # 528


Durham, NC
97m / 318ft


35.9563, -78.9277

(N35° 57' 23", W78° 55' 40")

Grid: FM05MW

Map of Launch Site:
NSL-30

Latex, 600g, 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
600 Using: Hydrogen

750g payload


Saturday
07:00:00 MDT
13:00:00 UTC

2014-09-27

Sunrise:06:37:06
Sunset:19:10:27



Edge of Space Sciences
(EOSS)

Record # 524


Eaton, CO
1475m / 4,839ft


40.527, -104.723

(N40° 31' 37", W104° 43' 23")

Grid: DN70PM

Map of Launch Site:
EOSS-199

Latex, 3000g, Hydrogen

ARH2AB


AE0SS-11
APRS: 144.340Mhz

APRS: K0SCC-11 147.42




http://www.eoss.org/


Mike Manes, W5VSI
mrmanes@gmail.com


Twitter:
@eossorg

Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Hydrogen

NOAA LASP Optical fiber temperature profiler reel test. Wx backup Sun 28 Sep 14


Thursday
12:00:00 ULAT
20:00:00 UTC

2014-11-06

Sunrise:09:03:35
Sunset:19:18:25



Shaftesbury High School
(SHARP)

Record # 487


Treherne, Manitoba, Canada (el. 382m)


49.62, -98.69

(N49° 37' 12", W98° 41' 24")

Grid: EN09PO

Map of Launch Site:
SHARP 3.1

Latex, 3000g, Helium



VE4SHS-9
APRS: 144.390Mhz








Space Available
http://shsballoonproject.pbworks.com


Robert Striemer, VE4SHS
rstriemer@pembinatrails.ca


Tracking Options:
Google Maps APRS (aprs.fi)

spacenear.us
3000 Using: Helium

Launch behind the Treherne high school at exactly 12:00 PM. Altitude reached 117306 feet.

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