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Past SHC Projects

"Remember that one project?"

BalloonSat 48 - GigaParts - April 2, 2016
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Main Parachute, Project Low Horizon Payload
Launch: 1462 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 34.7514N, 86.6983W, Recovery: Crandall, Georgia

BalloonSat 47 - Project Low Horizon - March 18, 2016
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Main Parachute, Low Horizon Payload
Launch: UAH Greenway Huntsville, Alabama 34.724551N, 86.639790W, Recovery: Johns Mountain WMA National Reserve, Alabama

BalloonSat 46 - Outreach Flight at Discovery Middle School - November 20, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, GoPro Payload, Student Payload
Launch: Discovery Middle School in Madison, Alabama 34.742359N, 86.742878W, Recovery: Outskirts of Kensington, Alabama

BalloonSat 45 - Project Low Horizon - October 7, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Low Horizon Payload
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.724540N, 86.639783W, Recovery: Macedonia, Alabama

BalloonSat 44 - One Month Challenge ReFlight - October 6, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, One Month Payloads
Launch: Research Park 34.73247N, 86.69525W, Recovery: Research Park

BalloonSat 43 - One Month Challenge Flight - October 3, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, One Month Payloads
Launch: Research Park 34.73247N, 86.69525W, Recovery: Research Park

BalloonSat 42 - It's On Us Flight - September 18, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, It's On Us Banner Payload
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: Fairview, Alabama

BalloonSat 41 - 311 Project Flight - March 29, 2015
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, MAE 311 Payload, AOII Payload, Boy Scout Patches
Launch: GigaParts, Recovery: Cave Springs, Georgia

BalloonSat 40 - Outreach Flight at Haleyville High School - November 22, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, Two Month Payloads
Launch: 34.2253N, -87.6094W, Recovery: 34.414167N, -87.312833W

BalloonSat 39 - MAE 311 Support - November 8, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, MAE 311 Payload 1, MAE 311 Payload 2
Launch: 34.73249N, -86.69558W, Recovery: Near the Ocoee River in Benton

BalloonSat 38 - One Month Reflight - October 18, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, One Month Payloads
Launch: 34.73249N, -86.69558W, Recovery: a Field in Research Park

BalloonSat 37.5 - One Month Flight 2 - October 4, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, One Month Payloads
Launch: 34.73249N, -86.69558W, Recovery: 34.71756N, -86.68074W

BalloonSat 37 - One Month Flight 1 - October 4, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Master Cut-Down, One Month Payloads
Launch: 34.73249N, -86.69558W, Recovery: 34.26109N, -84.96286W

BalloonSat 36 - APEX Flight 2 - September 16, 2014
Master Cut-Down, SPOT Tracker, APEX Team 4 Payload
Launch: VBRH Field 34.7211N, -86.6401W, Recovery: The Ledges

BalloonSat 35 - APEX Flight 1 - September 14, 2014
GPS Track 900 ISM Tracker, Spot Tracker, APEX Team 1 Payload, APEX Team 2 Payload, APEX Team 3 Payload
Launch: VBRH Field 34.7211N, -86.6401W, Recovery: 34.763709N, -85.957307W

BalloonSat 34 - Convocation Launch - August 19, 2014
APRS Tracker, Spot Tracker, GoPro Cameras, Box of Dreams
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: 34.69989N, 86.3508W

BalloonSat 33 - Public Outreach Flight - June 21, 2014
APRS Tracker, Spot Tracker, Experimental 70 cm Tracker, GoPro Camera
Launch: Fayetteville Public Library in Fayetteville, TN, Recovery: 34.989166 86.305277

BalloonSat 32 - Quick Turnaround Test - March 1, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, High Altitude Blinking Unit 3, ATV Payload, CanSat Altimeter Test Payload, Iridium Tracker, GoPro Space Billboard
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: March 25, 2014 - 34.432778N, 85.3375W

BalloonSat 31 - ATV Payload Test - February 22, 2014
APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, High Altitude Blinking Unit 3, ATV Payload, CanSat Altitude Test Payload, Iridium Tracker
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: Chickamauga, GA

BalloonSat 30 - Attempted Transcontinental Flight - January 26, 2014
SPOT Tracker
Launch: Behind VBRH in Field, Recovery: Expendable - Location: Debated

BalloonSat 29.5 - One Month Payload Flight - September 28, 2013
One Month Payload: One Man Army

BalloonSat 29 - One Month Payload Flight - September 28, 2013
Blinker + One Month Payloads: Team USA, Team Point Blank, Team Formerly 1, Team Solo 7
Launch: Research Park

BalloonSat 28 - Charger Blue Flight. ~100,000ft - September 14, 2013
Airborne Camera Rig with GoPro Camera, APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, ChargerSat 1 IR Payload
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: Cullman, AL

BalloonSat 27 - Week of Welcome Convocation Finale Flight. 100,892ft - August 20, 2013
ChargerSat 1 IR Sensors, APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Payload Heaters, Box of Dreams, ATV Payload, a GoPro Camera, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: The Greenway at UAH 34.7245N, 86.6399W, Recovery: 34.98954N, 86.47632W

BalloonSat 26 - ChargerSat 1 IR Sensor Testing. 105,662ft - July 11-12, 2013
ChargerSat 1 IR Sensors, APRS Tracker, SPOT Tracker, Payload Heater, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: Tech. Hall at UAH, Recovery: 34.23143N,86.79169W

BalloonSat 25 - 311 Support. 107,693ft - April 13, 2013
Two High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, Antenova tracker, Four thermal payloads, 311 team project, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: VBRH, Recovery: 35.095016N,84.810859W

BalloonSat 24 - Tracker Test. Public outreach to 120,866ft - March 16, 2013
High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, Antenova tracker, Multi-band tracker, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: GigaParts, Recovery: 34.541737N,84.447398W

BalloonSat 23 - ChargerSat IR Flight. Slow float from UAH
Launch from Tech Hall at UAH, Huntsville, AL - February 9, 2013
High Altitude RTTY Tracker, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: UAH, Recovery: Hartwell, GA

BalloonSat 22 - Outreach flight with Discovery Middle School, Madison City, AL
September 21, 2012
High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: Discovery Middle School, Recovery: 34.95935N, 86.31641W

BalloonSat 21 - Outreach flight with Liberty Middle School, Madison City, AL
September 21, 2012
High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, 1600 gram balloon
Launch: Liberty Middle School, Recovery: 34.97625N, 86.47198W

BalloonSat 20 - Tracker Test and 124,198ft - July 15, 2012 8am
High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, Recovery Pod, 1600 gram balloon, Launch: GigaParts, Recovery: 34.49679N, 87.37799W

BalloonSat 19 - Neutron Counter Flight 3 - June 16, 2012 9am
Neutron Counter, High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, 1600 gram balloon, Launch: GigaParts, Recovery: 34.49679N, 87.37799W
GigaParts

BalloonSat 18 - Neutron Counter Flight 2 - May 11, 2012 8am
Neutron Counter, High Altitude APRS Tracker, SPOT GPS, 2000 gram balloon, Launch: Shelby Center, Recovery: 34.51571N, 85.99979W

BalloonSat 17 - CubeSat Morse Code Beacon - February 28, 2012 10am
CubeSat Payload, 2x High Altitude APRS Tracker, 1200 gram balloon, Launch: 34.480745N, 87.305544W, Recovery: Recovered by Hunters and Mailed Back

BalloonSat 16 - CubeSat Radio Range Test - October 28, 2011 8am
CubeSat Payload, Double Telemetry Box, 2x High Altitude APRS Tracker, 1200 gram balloon, Launch: Shelby Center at UAH, Recovered: 35.347519N, 84.672039W

BalloonSat 15 - Neutron Counter Maiden Flight - August 26, 2011 8am
Neutron Counter, 2x High Altitude APRS Tracker, 1600 gram balloon, Launch: NSSTC near UAH, Recovered: 34.598878N, 87.003082W

BalloonSat 14 - Liberty Middle School Outreach Flight - April 13th, 2011

BalloonSat 13 - Moored Balloon Test - March 18th, 2011

BalloonSat 12 - Earth Day Flight - April 17th, 2010

BalloonSat 11.5 - 900MHz XTend Radio Test - April 10th, 2010

BalloonSat 11 - Nursing Dosimeter Flight - March 27th, 2010

BalloonSat 10 - Tracker test flight - Nov 21, 2009


BalloonSat 09 - Sparkman Middle School outreach flight - Nov 6, 2009

BalloonSat 08 - ATV Transmitter test flight for live video - Oct 3, 2009

BalloonSat 07 - Space Hardware Club/Nursing Dept/Biology Dept flight - Mar 10, 2009

BalloonSat 06 - Space Billboard flight 3 - October 25, 2008
Balloon temp/pressure / New egg shell transmitters / Space Billboard flight 3 / Boy Scout ATV outreach

BalloonSat 05 - Space Billboard flight 2

BalloonSat 04 - Space Billboard flight 1 - October 27, 2007

BalloonSat 03 - Heat pipe experiment - May 3, 2007

BalloonSat 02 - Panoramic cameras - January 20, 2007

BalloonSat 01 - Film cameras and environmental sensors - April 2, 2006

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