In the following table you will find -ordered chronologically- detailed reports of stratospheric balloon launches performed around the world.


Clicking in the experiment's name you will access the complete flight data sheet featuring a detailed account of the balloon operations as well the scientific experiments carried, their purpose, results and pertinent links to other websites containing more information on the subject. Also, when available, there are images of different instances of the mission, and even videos.


Launch baseDateExperimentPayload landing place or cause of the failure
New Brighton (MN)3/2/1954TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS IN FLIGHT--- No Data ---
New Brighton (MN)8/10/1956STRATOLAB LOW I (Lewis - Ross)--- No Data ---
New Brighton (MN)9/24/1956STRATOLAB LOW II (Froelich - Lang)Near Cresco, Iowa, US
S.St.Paul (MN)6/2/1957MANHIGH I - (Kittinger)Near Indian Creek, Minnesota, USA
Crosby (MN)8/19/1957MANHIGH II - (Simons)In an alfalfa field near Frederick, South Dakota, USA
Holloman AFB (NM)10/7/1958MANHIGH III - (McClure) - Failed FlightBalloon destroyed during inflation
Holloman AFB (NM)10/8/1958MANHIGH III - (McClure)Near Holloman AFB, New Mexico, US, USA
Holloman AFB (NM)11/16/1959EXCELSIOR I (Kittinger)--- No Data ---
Holloman AFB (NM)12/11/1959EXCELSIOR II (Kittinger)--- No Data ---
USS Valley Forge1/26/1960ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)400 miles from Southamerican coast
USS Valley Forge1/30/1960ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)--- No Data ---
USS Valley Forge1/31/1960ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)--- No Data ---
Holloman AFB (NM)8/16/1960EXCELSIOR III (Kittinger)In a predetermined zone of the White Sands Missile Range W of launch site.
Holloman AFB (NM)12/13/1962STARGAZER (Kittinger - White)Near Lordsburg, New Mexico, US, USA
Dowagiac (MI)9/3/1969POLLUTANTS DETECTOR TEST--- No Data ---
Paraná11/26/1969GAMMA RAY TELESCOPESan Jorge, Santa Fe, Argentine
Palestine (TX)2/13/1971HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)10/6/1971HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)2/18/1972HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)9/9/1972HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)10/10/1972102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)4/5/1973102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)7/23/1973HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)12/10/1973102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)2/3/1974102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)7/22/1974HIGH ENERGY CERENKOV GAMMA RAY TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)5/17/1975102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)6/15/1975102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Rio Cuarto4/4/1976ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)Balloon failure
Palestine (TX)4/8/1976102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)5/28/1976102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Rio Cuarto4/13/1977ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)4/25/1977102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)6/1/1977102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPEBalloon Failure
Palestine (TX)5/23/1978102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPEBalloon Failure at 20.7 km
Palestine (TX)10/29/1978SIBEX (Submillimetre Infrared Balloon EXperiment)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)11/8/1978SIBEX (Submillimetre Infrared Balloon EXperiment)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)11/17/1978SIBEX (Submillimetre Infrared Balloon EXperiment)--- No Data ---
Mendoza4/11/1979ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)San Francisco del Monte de Oro, San Luis, Arg
Palestine (TX)4/23/1979102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)4/24/1979SIBEX (Submillimetre Infrared Balloon EXperiment)--- No Data ---
Mendoza4/30/1979ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)Near Nogoyá, Entre Rios, Argentina
Palestine (TX)6/14/1979102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE--- No Data ---
Mendoza10/7/1979ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)In Tilisarao, San Luis, Arg
Palestine (TX)10/16/1979102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE14 miles NE of Minden, Louisiana, US
Mendoza10/16/1979ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)In La Unión, San Luis, Arg
Palestine (TX)10/7/1980JACEE 2 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)11 Miles of Elkins, West Virginia, US
Palestine (TX)10/20/1980102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE14 Miles S of Arcadia, Louisiana, US
Palestine (TX)10/20/1980BALLOON-BORNE LIDARFree fall of the payload. Impact 2 Miles NW of Bogalusa, Louisiana, US
Palestine (TX)12/3/1980102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE5 Miles SW of Singer, Louisiana, US
Palestine (TX)10/10/1981JACEE 3 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment) - FailureAborted Flight
Palestine (TX)7/8/1982102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE10 miles NNE of Lampasas, Texas, US
Aire Sur L'Adour12/15/1983RADIBAL (RADIomètre BALlon)150 km NE from Aire Sur L'Adour, France
Palestine (TX)4/6/1984102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE5 miles S of Kileen, Texas, US
Roswell (NM)8/23/1984ABLE I (Atmospheric Balloon Lidar Experiment)Over White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, US, USA
Palestine (TX)10/1/1984JACEE 5 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)3 miles NE of Conroe, Texas, US
ESRANGE9/18/1985PIROG 1A (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE8/??/1986PIROG 1B (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)4/2/1987102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE15 miles NW of Waco, Texas, US
ESRANGE8/??/1987PIROG 2 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Prince Albert (SK)8/13/1987PBAR40 miles N of North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Prince Albert (SK)8/21/1987LEAP (Low Energy Antiproton Experiment)2 miles WSW of Mapple Creek, Saskatchewan, Canada
Roswell (NM)8/30/1987ABLE II (Atmospheric Balloon Lidar Experiment)Gardner Peak, New Mexico, US
McMurdo1/8/1988GRAD (Gamma Ray Advanced Detector)320 km east of Russian Vostok Station, Antarctica
Alice Springs2/8/1988JACEE 8 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)3 miles NW of Pratinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
ESRANGE9/1/1988PIROG 3 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Prince Albert (SK)9/4/1988EXAM (EXtragalactic AntiMatter)8 miles NW of Mistatim, Saskatchewan, Canada
White Sands (NM)9/15/1988ABLE III (Atmospheric Balloon Lidar Experiment)Over White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, US, USA
Aire Sur L'Adour5/17/1989MIPAS-B1 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)6/5/1989BALLOON-BORNE LIDARFreefall from 120 kft. Impact 8 Miles SE of Graham, Texas, US
Prince Albert (SK)8/31/1989SMILI (Superconducting Magnet Instrument for Light Isotopes)35 miles NE of Prince Albert, Sasktachewan, Canada
Prince Albert (SK)9/5/1989MASS (Matter Antimatter Superconducting Spectrometer)100 miles ENE of Prince Albert, Sasktachewan, Canada
Aire Sur L'Adour5/4/1990MIPAS-B1 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE5/22/1990PIROG 4 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)The gondola landed practically undamaged in a swamp a few hundred meters from the launch pad.
ESRANGE8/27/1990PIROG 5 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)Shootdown by soviet fighters near the Finish-Russian border.
Aire Sur L'Adour9/6/1990FALKE--- No Data ---
McMurdo12/21/1990JACEE 10 + HIREGS + PAX113 miles SE of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Latacunga3/24/1991ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Latacunga4/3/1991ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Latacunga4/10/1991ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)Balloon lost over the Indian Ocean
Lynn Lake (MB)7/25/1991SMILI (Superconducting Magnet Instrument for Light Isotopes)75 miles N of Peace River, Alberta, Canada
ESRANGE8/30/1991PIROG 6 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)9/23/1991MASS (Matter Antimatter Superconducting Spectrometer)23 miles W of Corona, New Mexico, US
McMurdo1/10/1992HIREGS I (HIgh REsolution Gamma-ray and hard x-ray Spectrometer)In the Antarctic plateau, at coordinates 86.2º S and 160.5º E
ESRANGE1/13/1992MIPAS-B1 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/14/1992MIPAS-B1 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/14/1992LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)Free fall from 32 km on a frozen lake near Nikel, Russia. Instrument destroyed.
Lynn Lake (MB)7/16/1992IMAX (Isotope Matter-Antimatter Experiment)Grimshaw, Alberta, Canada
McMurdo12/31/1992HIREGS II (HIgh REsolution Gamma-ray and hard x-ray Spectrometer)In the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Aire Sur L'Adour5/1/1993RADIBAL (RADIomètre BALlon)W of Caussade (Tarn et Garonne), France
Birigui (SP)6/8/1993TIMAX (Telescopio Imageador de Raios X)--- No Data ---
Lynn Lake (MB)8/13/1993THISTLE (Tracking Heavy Isotope Spectrometer Telescope for Low Energy)5 miles W of Collins Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)9/8/1993TS932 miles W of Eloy, Arizona, US
McMurdo12/14/1993JACEE 11 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)It sunked in Wohlschlag Bay off Cape Royds in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Never recovered.
McMurdo1/2/1994JACEE 12 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)443 miles ESE of McMurdo, Antarctica
Latacunga1/14/1994ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Latacunga1/18/1994ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Latacunga1/23/1994ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)1/26/1994DOUBLE PROBE ELECTRIC FIELD DETECTOR--- No Data ---
Latacunga1/28/1994ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Latacunga2/3/1994ELHYSA (Etude de L'Hygromérie Stratosphérique)--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour5/2/1994PIROG 7 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)5/3/1994HEAT (High-Energy Antimatter Telescope)6 miles W of Wellington, Texas, US
Lynn Lake (MB)8/28/1994AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)49 miles NE of Laronge, Saskatchewan, Canada
Aire Sur L'Adour10/28/1994LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)--- No Data ---
McMurdo12/21/1994JACEE 13 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)Victoria Land at 73 45' S, 152 22' E in Antarctica
McMurdo1/8/1995HIREGS III (HIgh REsolution Gamma-ray and hard x-ray Spectrometer)400 km southeast of launch site
ESRANGE2/11/1995MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/14/1995LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/3/1995LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/21/1995MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/22/1995LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + CAESR--- No Data ---
ESRANGE5/14/1995HUYGENS SM2--- No Data ---
Trapani8/20/1995ARD (Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator)On the Jonic Sea between the citys of Catania and Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Lynn Lake (MB)8/23/1995HEAT (High-Energy Antimatter Telescope)3 miles N of Tadoule Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Aire Sur L'Adour10/6/1995LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)--- No Data ---
León11/23/1995LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)--- No Data ---
León12/1/1995HASI (Huygens Atmospheric Structure Instrument)In Navarra (Spain) at coordinates 42º27'11''N, 1º28'47''W
McMurdo12/19/1995JACEE 14 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)93 miles S of McMurdo, Antarctica
Fort Sumner (NM)2/2/1996HACME (HEMT Advanced Cosmic Microwave Explorer)Aborted flight
Fort Sumner (NM)2/11/1996HACME (HEMT Advanced Cosmic Microwave Explorer)20 miles NE of Prescott, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)6/2/1996HACME (HEMT Advanced Cosmic Microwave Explorer)Balloon failure at 80.000 ft. Landing 3 miles NE of Taiban, Nuevo Mexico, US
Trapani7/14/1996ARD (Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator)On the sea near Marettimo island 80 km from Sicily's coast, Italy
León11/23/1996LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/10/1997MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/14/1997LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/24/1997SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale)In Greenland.
ESRANGE2/26/1997LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + CAESR--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/17/1997SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale)Near Trondheim, Norway
ESRANGE3/21/1997LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + CAESR--- No Data ---
ESRANGE3/24/1997MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard6/19/1997LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard7/1/1997MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)8/12/1997BOOMERANG (Balloon Observations of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation and Geophysics)2 miles SW of Mount Calm, Texas, US
Palestine (TX)8/29/1997BOOMERANG (Balloon Observations of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation and Geophysics)18 miles SSE of Fort Stockton, Texas, US
Lynn Lake (MB)9/2/1997AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)17 miles NW of Hudson bay, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)9/24/1997TIGER (Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder)8 miles SE of Coldwater, Kansas, US
Aire Sur L'Adour9/25/1997PIROG 8 (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)10/15/1997HEXIS (High Energy X-ray Imaging Spectrometer)W of Wichita Falls, Texas, US
McMurdo1/7/1998HIREGS IV (HIgh REsolution Gamma-ray and hard x-ray Spectrometer)180 miles from Vostok Station, Antarctica
León3/19/1998LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour5/8/1998MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)5/21/1998HEXIS (High Energy X-ray Imaging Spectrometer)15 miles SE of Claude, Texas, US
Gap-Tallard6/25/1998CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)--- No Data ---
Lynn Lake (MB)8/4/1998ISOMAX (Isotope Magnet Experiment).5 miles S of Deadewood, Alberta, Canada
ESRANGE8/19/1998LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
Vanscoy (SK)8/24/1998MANTRA (Middle Atmosphere Nitrogen TRend Assesment)Near Mariehamn on the Aland Islands, located at Baltic Sea, Finland
Lynn Lake (MB)8/30/1998AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)4 miles N of Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Sanriku9/6/1998FIRBE (Far InfraRed Balloon-borne Experiment)On the sea, near the launch site.
Fort Sumner (NM)10/13/1998ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)10/15/1998ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)--- No Data ---
Andoya11/17/1998SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale) + DESCARTES--- No Data ---
McMurdo12/29/1998BOOMERANG (Balloon Observations of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation and Geophysics)50 km N of McMurdo Base, Antarctica
ESRANGE1/27/1999MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + SFINX--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/10/1999LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour4/29/1999MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + SFINX--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)5/30/1999HEAT pbar (High-Energy Antimatter Telescope)22 miles SW of Carlsbad, New Mexico, US
Gap-Tallard6/25/1999LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard6/29/1999SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)7/6/1999SPRITES DETECTION5 miles W of Knickobacker, Texas, US
Ottumwa (IA)8/14/1999SPRITES DETECTIONAborted flight
Ottumwa (IA)8/14/1999SPRITES DETECTION5 miles NW of Carleton, Nebraska, US
Lynn Lake (MB)8/17/1999AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)16 miles ENE of Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Ottumwa (IA)8/21/1999SPRITES DETECTION5 miles of Endicott, Nebraska, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/20/1999TRACER (Transition Radiation Array for Cosmic Energetic Radiation)16 miles S of Roswell, New Mexico, US
Aire Sur L'Adour10/6/1999CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)10/23/1999ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)3 miles S of Melrose, New Mexico, US
Andoya11/17/1999SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale) + DESCARTESAt coordinates 69º 31' 08" North, 20º 31' 40" East.
Hyderabad12/3/1999FIRBE (Far InfraRed Balloon-borne Experiment)53 km from Hyderabad, India.
ESRANGE1/23/2000SALOMON (Spectroscopie d'Absorption Lunaire pour l'Observation des Minoritaires Ozone et Nox)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/18/2000LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOASIn Finland
Andoya4/3/2000SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale) + DESCARTESAt coordinates 69º 15' North, 21º 27' East.
Fort Sumner (NM)5/21/2000HEAT pbar (High-Energy Antimatter Telescope)Balloon failure. Payload recovered 30 kms W of Clovis, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)6/3/2000HEAT pbar (High-Energy Antimatter Telescope)20 miles N of Cedar Ridge, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)6/4/2000ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)2 miles N of Bernardillo, New Mexico, US
Gap-Tallard6/15/2000CLAIRE (Gamma-Ray Lens Telescope)In a corn field in Castel-Jaloux (Landes), France.
Palestine (TX)7/5/2000NIGHTGLOW17 miles NW of Big Lake, Texas, US
Lynn Lake (MB)8/25/2000AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)--- No Data ---
Vanscoy (SK)8/29/2000MANTRA (Middle Atmosphere Nitrogen TRend Assesment)East of Nipawin provincial Park, about 280 km northeast of the launch base.
Lynn Lake (MB)9/1/2000ISOMAX (Isotope Magnet Experiment).Payload crashed near South Indian Lake, Alberta, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)9/19/2000HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)10 miles E of Naturita, Colorado, US
Hyderabad12/16/2000FIRBE (Far InfraRed Balloon-borne Experiment)300 kms from Hyderabad, India
McMurdo12/28/2000ATIC-1 (Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter)At 75º 30' S 154º 5' E, Antarctica
ESRANGE1/11/2001MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Baurú GLB (SP)2/15/2001SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale)Mirante do Paranapanema, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Alice Springs2/24/2001NIGHTGLOW + ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)115 miles SSW of Alice Springs, Australia
Alice Springs3/9/2001ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)90 millas al N de Carnarvon, Australia
ESRANGE3/13/2001LPMA-IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer)25 km at W of Liminkojarvi city, Sweden.
Fort Sumner (NM)5/23/2001HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)25 miles of South King, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)5/26/2001ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon) - SUPPORT SYSTEMS TEST10 miles NW of Gila Bend, Arizona, US
Gap-Tallard6/11/2001SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale)--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard6/14/2001CLAIRE (Gamma-Ray Lens Telescope)In the Bergerac region, (Dordogne), France
Gap-Tallard6/20/2001SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué)--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard6/21/2001CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)--- No Data ---
Gap-Tallard6/21/2001SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale) + PAPARAZZI--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)8/4/2001GLAST BFEM (Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope - Balloon Flight Engineering Model)22 miles NE of Big Lake, Texas, US
ESRANGE8/21/2001LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS200 km E of Kiruna, Sweden
ESRANGE8/31/2001HSFD (High Speed Flight Demonstrator)No launch
Aire Sur L'Adour10/4/2001CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)11/2/2001ARCADE (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)43 miles S of Fort Sumner, New Mexico, US
McMurdo12/20/2001TIGER (Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder)250 miles SSE of McMurdo station, Antarctica
ESRANGE2/12/2002MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)In the Russian Federation
Aire Sur L'Adour4/22/2002ORIENTABLE GONDOLANear the town of Foix
Sanriku5/30/2002POLAR BESS - Solar Array Test--- No Data ---
ESRANGE8/5/2002LPMA-IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer)200 kms southwest from Kiruna, Sweden
Lynn Lake (MB)8/13/2002AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload) + LEE (Low Energy Electrons)21 miles SW of Peace River, Alberta, Canada
ESRANGE8/18/2002LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere)40 km W of Jokkmokk, Sweden
Lynn Lake (MB)8/25/2002LEE (Low Energy Electrons) + UHAB (Ultra High Altitude Balloon) test8 miles SSW of Anzac, Alberta, Canada
Vanscoy (SK)9/3/2002MANTRA (Middle Atmosphere Nitrogen TRend Assesment)At 52.276°N latitude, 100.208°W longitude, near Duck Bay in Lake Winnipegosis, Manitoba province.
Aire Sur L'Adour9/19/2002SALOMON (Spectroscopie d'Absorption Lunaire pour l'Observation des Minoritaires Ozone et Nox)--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour9/24/2002MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour10/2/2002SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE11/25/2002BEXUS I (Balloon Experiment for University Students) + EBASSW of Kuosku, Finland
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)12/6/2002SPRITES DETECTION--- No Data ---
ESRANGE12/7/2002MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)Near the russian city of Murmansk
McMurdo12/29/2002ATIC-2 (Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter)65 miles WSW of Terra Nova Base, Antarctica
McMurdo1/6/2003BOOMERANG (Balloon Observations of Millimetric Extragalactic Radiation and Geophysics)69 miles S of Dome Fuji Station, Antarctica
ESRANGE1/21/2003SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué)--- No Data ---
Baurú GLB (SP)2/19/2003DIRAC CFCs/SLS + µLIDAR + Descartes CFCs/SLS + O3 SSS/H2O SAW30 kms E of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ESRANGE3/4/2003LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS + micro DOAS + CAESR40 km northwest of Raiskio, Finland
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)3/6/2003SPRITES DETECTIONLast Known coordinates: 22.44º S, 312.40º W.
Alice Springs3/17/2003NIGHTGLOW + ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)130 miles WSW of Ayers Rock, Australia
ESRANGE3/20/2003MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)50 kms from the launch site.
ESRANGE3/23/2003LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS + micro DOAS + CAESR60 km E of Rovaniemi, Finland
Longyearbyen6/15/2003PATHFINDER - 1In the Greenland Sea.
Palestine (TX)6/15/2003ARCADE (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)20 miles ENE of Snyder,Texas, US
Longyearbyen6/16/2003PATHFINDER - 2In the Greenland Sea.
Longyearbyen6/19/2003PATHFINDER - 360 kms away from launch site
ESRANGE7/1/2003HSFD (High Speed Flight Demonstrator)In the so called "Zone B" devoted to the landing of the nosecones of the rockets launched from ESRANGE
ESRANGE7/3/2003MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne)In a birch grove in the Scandinavian mountains.
Longyearbyen7/9/2003PATHFINDER - 415 kms away from launch site
Longyearbyen7/12/2003PATHFINDER - 6--- No Data ---
Longyearbyen7/12/2003PATHFINDER - 5In the sea near launch site
Sanriku8/23/2003SOLAR SAILOn the sea 20 km E of Touni Bay, Japan
Sanriku8/30/2003BSMILES (Balloon-borne Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder)In the sea 40 km off the E coast of Miyako, Japan
Fort Sumner (NM)9/1/2003SBI (Solar Bolometric Imager)12 miles SE of Bloomfield, New Mexico, US
Aire Sur L'Adour9/18/2003CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)Near Gimont, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Fort Sumner (NM)9/28/2003BLAST (Balloon-borne Large-Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope)35 miles SW of Farmington, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/5/2003CWAS (Cryogenic Whole Air Sampler)44 miles ENE of Ft.Sumner, New Mexico, US
Aire Sur L'Adour10/9/2003LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS--- No Data ---
McMurdo12/12/2003TRACER (Transition Radiation Array for Cosmic Energetic Radiation)121 miles W of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo12/17/2003TIGER (Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder)270 miles WSW of Mawson Station, Antarctica
Nova Ponte (MG)12/18/2003MASCO (Telescopio de Mascara Codificada)No flight
Baurú GLB (SP)2/13/2004DESCARTES + µLIDAR + µDIRAC + O3 SSS + H2O SAW + µSDLA90 km N of Bauru, Brazil
Baurú GLB (SP)2/16/2004DESCARTES + LABS + AIRS + µDIRAC + O3 SSS + H2O SAW + TDLASNear the Parana state border, Brazil
Baurú GLB (SP)2/24/2004µDIRAC + µLIDAR + µSDLA + O3 SSS + H2O SAW + AIRS150 kms. SE of Bauru, Brazil
Baurú GLB (SP)2/26/2004DESCARTES + µDIRAC + LABS + O3 SSS + H2O SAW + TDLAS--- No Data ---
ESRANGE2/26/2004BEXUS II (Balloon Experiment for University Students)In the northeast part of Finland, near the Russian border
ESRANGE3/24/2004LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOAS + ASC--- No Data ---
Nova Ponte (MG)4/1/2004MASCO (Telescopio de Mascara Codificada)In a farm in Capinópolis (Minas Gerais state near the border of the Goias and Mato Grosso do Sul states).
Sanriku5/30/2004MSC (Micro Segment Chamber)--- No Data ---
Aire Sur L'Adour6/9/2004SALOMON (Spectroscopie d'Absorption Lunaire pour l'Observation des Minoritaires Ozone et Nox)--- No Data ---
Longyearbyen7/24/2004Trailblazer + PEGASO (Polar Explorer for Geomagnetics And other Scientific Observations)North of russian federation at coordinates 68º 34' N 164º 19' West
Vanscoy (SK)8/24/2004SAOZ (Systeme d'Analyse par Observation Zenithale)Near Vonda, Saskatchewan
Vanscoy (SK)9/1/2004MANTRA (Middle Atmosphere Nitrogen TRend Assesment)At 51°33.85'N, 108° 7.5'W
Sanriku9/7/2004BSMILES (Balloon-borne Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder)In the sea at 142º14'E - 39º21'N
Fort Sumner (NM)9/11/2004MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY - Subsonic Parachute Test15 miles S of Ft.Sumner, New Mexico, US
Vanscoy (SK)9/14/2004MANTRA (Middle Atmosphere Nitrogen TRend Assesment)1 km from the launch site
Fort Sumner (NM)9/29/2004CWAS (Cryogenic Whole Air Sampler)20 miles NNE of Clovis, New Mexico, US
McMurdo12/16/2004CREAM I (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)410 miles SSE of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
ESRANGE1/10/2005HYGROMETER (in support of MAGIC rocket launch)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)2/4/2005ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)20 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas, US
ESRANGE3/22/2005BEXUS III (Balloon Experiment for University Students)40 km W of the village of Vilhelmina, Sweden
Fort Sumner (NM)5/9/2005HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)36 miles SW of Dodge City, Kansas, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)5/18/2005HEFT (High Energy Focusing Telescope)35 miles east-northeast of Holbrook, Arizona, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)6/1/2005NCT (Nuclear Compton Telescope)68 miles northwest of Socorro, NM, USA
Timón (MA)6/1/2005OZONE SAMPLER3 km from Timón, Maranhao state , Brazil
Timón (MA)6/4/2005OZONE SAMPLERNear Grajaú, Maranhao state , Brazil
Fort Sumner (NM)6/7/2005FIRST (Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of the Troposphere)44 miles northwest of Fort Sumner (NM) USA
Timón (MA)6/8/2005TWIN SAMPLERW of Barra da Corda, Maranhao state, Brazil
ESRANGE6/12/2005BLAST (Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope)On Victoria Island, 170 miles NW of Cambridge Bay, Northern Canadá
Timón (MA)6/14/2005MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + Mini DOASNE of Fortaleza de Nogueiras, Maranhao State, Brazil.
Timón (MA)6/17/2005LPMA (Limb Profile Monitor of the Atmosphere) + DOASBetween the cities of Presidente Dutra and Tuntum, Maranhao State, Brazil.
Fort Sumner (NM)6/18/2005DSTB (Deep Space Test Bed)In a national forest 13 miles south southwest of Reserve, NM, USA
Timón (MA)6/22/2005SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué)NE of Presidente Dutra city in the Maranhao State, Brazil
ESRANGE6/29/2005CAPANINAS of Nikkaluokta, Sweden
Longyearbyen6/29/2005Trailblazer + PEGASO (Polar Explorer for Geomagnetics And other Scientific Observations)Over international water (pack-ice) at 11:15 utc at 80º 46,743' N - 107º 18.276' E
Timón (MA)6/30/2005LPMA-IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer) + REFIR PADW of Mirador, Maranhao, Brazil.
Longyearbyen7/6/2005Trailblazer + PEGASO (Polar Explorer for Geomagnetics And other Scientific Observations)Over international water (pack-ice) at 17:57 utc at 72º 51.969' N - 176º 47.698' W
Timón (MA)7/7/2005CASOLBA (CAlibration de cellules SOLaires sur vol BAllon)NW of the city of Jose de Freitas in Piauí state, Brazil.
Palestine (TX)7/24/2005ARCADE 2 (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)Ground abort.The termination system malfunctioned during the launch and separated the balloon from the payload.
Palestine (TX)7/28/2005ARCADE 2 (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)51 miles ENE of Fort Stockton, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/28/2005ANITA (Antarctic Impulse Transient Antenna)58 miles W southwest of Fort Sumner, NM, USA
ESRANGE8/31/2005CAPANINANear the village of Junosuando in the N part of Sweden
McMurdo9/5/2005RUMBALast known position: 78.36º S - 116.78º E.
McMurdo9/6/2005RUMBALast known position: 64.25º S - 175.08º W
McMurdo9/9/2005RUMBAOn the Atlantic Ocean. Last known position: 42.66º S - 33.45º W
McMurdo9/9/2005RUMBAOver the argentinian patagonic coast. Last known position: 48.65º S - 61.71º W
McMurdo9/12/2005RUMBALast known position: 77.60º S - 79.66º E
Fort Sumner (NM)9/13/2005SOLAR CELL CALIBRATION13 nm SSE of Tucumcari, NM, US
McMurdo9/17/2005RUMBANear the launch site (76.84º S - 166.45º E)
McMurdo9/17/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.83º S - 151.04º W
McMurdo9/20/2005RUMBAOn the Indian Ocean. Last known position: 39.70º S - 78.10º E
McMurdo9/22/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 71.30º S - 118.47º W
McMurdo9/22/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.70º S - 164.07º W
Aire Sur L'Adour9/22/2005OPENING FLIGHT--- No Data ---
McMurdo9/23/2005RUMBALast known position: 64.00º S - 61.98º W
McMurdo9/23/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 58.01º S - 105.64º E
McMurdo9/26/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 63.12º S - 37.33º W
McMurdo9/28/2005RUMBALast known position: 77.29º S - 42.34º E
Fort Sumner (NM)10/1/2005CWAS (Cryogenic Whole-Air Sampler) + Dual-beam In-Situ UV-Absorption Ozone PhotometerAt coordinates 35º 15.49 N, 103º 56.8 W on New Mexico, USA
McMurdo10/3/2005RUMBA + TURBULENCELast known position: 68.14º S - 114.35º E
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.89º S - 167.91º W
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBALast known position: 74.65º S - 27.87º E
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 56.29º S - 10.61º E
Fort Sumner (NM)10/7/2005CREST (Cosmic Ray Electron Synchrotron Telescope)15 miles NNW from Hereford, Texas, US
McMurdo10/13/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 48.70º S - 100.37º W
McMurdo10/13/2005RUMBA + TURBULENCEOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 72.00º S - 10.00º W
McMurdo10/14/2005RUMBANear the launch site (77.78º S - 169.18º E)
McMurdo10/16/2005RUMBAOn the Indian Ocean. Last known position: 39.87º S - 29.35º E
McMurdo10/18/2005RUMBAOn the Indian Ocean. Last known position: 39.87º S - 23.22º E
McMurdo10/25/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.63º S - 166.44º W
McMurdo10/25/2005RUMBA + TURBULENCEOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 52.98º S - 122.43º O
McMurdo10/26/2005RUMBAOn the Indian Ocean. Last known position: 39.40º S - 74.98º E
McMurdo10/28/2005RUMBAOn the Indian Ocean. Last known position: 51.00º S - 76.00º E
McMurdo12/15/2005CREAM II (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)249 nautic miles Northwest from McMurdo Antarctic base.
McMurdo12/19/2005ATIC-3 (Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter)In the Ross Ice Shelf, 70 nm E of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
ESRANGE1/16/2006SALOMON (Spectroscopie d'Absorption Lunaire pour l'Observation des Minoritaires Ozone et Nox)In the N part of Finland, near the lake Inari.
ESRANGE1/20/2006SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué) + STACNear the village of Lannavaara, in the N part of Sweden
Santa María (RS)2/15/2006SPRITES DETECTIONNear Agua Boa, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil
ESRANGE2/18/2006OPENING CAMPAIGN TECHNOLOGICAL FLIGHT + FLASH BNear the village of Karesuando in the N part of Sweden
ESRANGE3/1/2006LPMA-IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer) + Mini DOAS50 km northwest of Tingisautio, in the northeast part of Finland
Santa María (RS)3/17/2006SPRITES DETECTIONPayload not recovered. Estimated landing site near Alegrete, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Sanriku5/27/2006BOV-1 (Balloon-based Operation Vehicle)In the Japan Sea
Sanriku5/31/2006bCALET-1 (Balloon-Borne CALorimetric Electron Telescope)In the Pacific Ocean
ESRANGE6/2/2006AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload)163 miles W of Cambridge Bay, Victoria Island, Canadá
ESRANGE6/12/2006ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)51 miles SO of Esrange, Sweden
Sanriku6/13/2006PHENEX (Polarimetry for High ENErgy X rays)--- No Data ---
Longyearbyen6/14/2006Trailblazer + PEGASO (Polar Explorer for Geomagnetics And other Scientific Observations)At coordinates 81º 28' N - 5º 24' W in the N part of Greenland.
ESRANGE6/19/2006BEXUS IV (Balloon Experiment for University Students)10 km W of Naimakka village, Sweden
ESRANGE7/8/2006TRACER (Transition Radiation Array for Cosmic Energetic Radiation)75 nm SSE of Resolute, Nunavut Province, Canada
Palestine (TX)7/21/2006ARCADE 2 (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)40 miles SE of Fort Stockton, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/26/2006STRATOFILM SF-450 (Technological Flight)20 km NE of Estancia, NM, US
Sanriku8/30/2006SOLAR SAILIn the Pacific Ocean
Fort Sumner (NM)9/4/2006HASP 2006 (High Altitude Student Platform)42 miles N-NW of Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)9/25/2006HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)31.5 nm E southeast of Fort Sumner, NM, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)9/30/2006STRATOFILM SF-430 (Technological Flight)13 nm N of Fort Sumner, NM, US
McMurdo12/14/2006ANITA I (Antarctic Impulse Transient Antenna)At coordinates, 84º 33' S, 22º 07' W in the Antarctic Plateau
McMurdo12/21/2006BLAST (Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope)W of Transantarctic Mountains, approximately 410 nm SW of McMurdo Station
McMurdo12/24/2006SBI (Solar Bolometric Imager)54 miles E-SE of Williams Field, Antarctica
Tortoli2/24/2007USV (Unmanned Space Vehicle) - CASTOREIn the Mediterranean sea
ESRANGE3/28/2007BEXUS V (Balloon Experiment for University Students) + ELINKEast of Rovaniemi, Finland
Fort Sumner (NM)5/27/2007HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)Near the New Mexico Arizona border, USA
Sanriku5/29/2007BOV-2 (Balloon-based Operation Vehicle)On the sea 30 km E of Kamaishi, Japan
Fort Sumner (NM)6/2/2007TIGRE (Tracking and Imaging Gamma Ray Experiment)24 miles SE of Holbrook, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)6/5/200737H (Technological Flight)41 miles from Fort Sumner, New Mexico, US
Palestine (TX)6/21/2007GRAPE (Gamma Ray Polarimeter Experiment) + CASTER (Coded Aperture Survey Telescope for Energetic Radiation)32 miles SSE of Post, Texas, US
Palestine (TX)7/22/2007FIREBALL (Faint Intergalactic-medium Redshifted Emission Balloon)38 miles SE of Odessa, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/30/200737H (Technological Flight)80 miles W-SW of Fort Sumner, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/2/2007HASP 2007 (High Altitude Student Platform)Near Poston, Arizona, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)9/13/2007SBI (Solar Bolometric Imager) + PlanetscopeEast of Winslow, Arizona, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)10/3/2007SUNRISEBetween the cities of Hartley and Dalhart, Texas, USA
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)11/20/2007PBJ300 FLIGHT TESTEngenheiro Passos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
McMurdo12/19/2007CREAM III (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)177 nautic miles SW from McMurdo Antarctic base
McMurdo12/26/2007ATIC-4 (Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter)231 nautic miles NE of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica
Seychelles2/15/2008µLID (Micro Lidar)Over Angola, Africa
Fort Sumner (NM)5/6/2008ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)--- No Data ---
Fort Sumner (NM)5/31/2008A-34 Heavy Balloon Test + BalloonSat14 Nautic Miles NW of Winslow, Arizona, US
Timón (MA)6/5/2008MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + TELIS (TeraHertz Limb Sounder) + Mini DOASNear Gonçalves Dias, Maranhao, Brazil
Timón (MA)6/9/2008SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué) + STACNear Coivaras, Piauí, Brazil
Longyearbyen6/21/2008DUSTER (Dust in the Upper Stratosphere Tracking Experiment and Return)Near the Thule Air Base, Greenland
Fort Sumner (NM)6/22/2008ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE6/28/2008MEAP / P-BACE135km from Umingmaktok, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)8/19/2008ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)Ground Abort - No Flight
Fort Sumner (NM)9/15/2008HASP 2008 (High Altitude Student Platform)Between Carlsbad and El Paso, Texas, USA
Aire Sur L'Adour11/14/2008NEW ENVELOPE RIP SYSTEM TESTBurst Test - No Flight
McMurdo12/19/2008CREAM IV (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)560 nautic miles N-NW of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo12/21/2008ANITA II (Antarctic Impulse Transient Antenna)122 NM southwest of Siple Dome, Antarctica
McMurdo12/28/2008ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)Filchner Ice Sheet, Antarctica
ESRANGE3/10/2009MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + TELIS (TeraHertz Limb Sounder)East of Anetjarvi, Finland
Fort Sumner (NM)5/5/2009CREST (Cosmic Ray Electron Synchrotron Telescope)60 kms S of Fort Sumner, New mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)5/17/2009NCT (Nuclear Compton Telescope)30 Miles east of Kingman, Arizona, US
ESRANGE5/17/2009LEE (Low Energy Electrons)On Devon Island, North of Canada
Taiki5/27/2009BOV-4 (Balloon-based Operation Vehicle)Over the sea, 30 kms east of Tokachi, Japan
Taiki6/3/2009HIGH RESOLUTION TELESCOPEOver the sea, 35 kms east of Tokachi, Japan
ESRANGE6/6/2009AESOP (Anti-Electron Sub Orbital Payload)In the south of Ellesmere Island, Canada
ESRANGE6/8/2009SUNRISEIn Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)6/8/2009FIREBALL (Faint Intergalactic-medium Redshifted Emission Balloon)West of Cedar City, Utah, USA
Fort Sumner (NM)6/11/2009EBEX (E AND B EXPERIMENT)N of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, US
ESRANGE6/22/2009ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)In the Sjaunja Reserve, southwest of Kiruna, Sweden
Longyearbyen7/1/2009SORA (Sounding Radar)In Baffin Island, Canada
ESRANGE8/7/2009SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué) + STACIn the Sjaunja Nature Reserve, 40 km SW of Kiruna, Sweden
ESRANGE8/24/2009SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué) + STAC27 km SSE from Kiruna, Sweden
Taiki8/27/2009bCALET-2 (Balloon-Borne CALorimetric Electron Telescope)In the Pacific Ocean
Fort Sumner (NM)9/11/2009HASP 2009 (High Altitude Student Platform)93 km W of Phoenix, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/9/2009ProtoEXIST (Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope)36.5 nautic miles NE of Hays, Kansas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/15/2009STO (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory)42 km W of Santa Rosa, New Mexico, US
McMurdo12/1/2009CREAM V (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)185 nautic miles SSE of McMurdo, Antarctica
McMurdo12/10/2009ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE1/24/2010MIPAS-B2 (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding - Balloonborne) + TELIS (TeraHertz Limb Sounder)40 km E of Kuusamo, Finland
Tortoli4/11/2010USV (Unmanned Space Vehicle) - POLLUCEIn the Mediterranean sea
Alice Springs4/16/2010TIGRE (Tracking and Imaging Gamma Ray Experiment)70 km SW of Longreach, Australia
Alice Springs4/28/2010NCT (Nuclear Compton Telescope)Ground abort. Payload destroyed at launch
McMurdo12/21/2010CREAM VI (Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass)Over Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
McMurdo12/27/2010BLAST-Pol (Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope for Polarization)330 Nautic Miles SSE of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo1/9/2011ULDB (Ultra Long Duration Balloon)483 miles NNW of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
ESRANGE4/20/2011SPIRALE (Spectroscopie Infra-Rouge par Absorption de Laser Embarqué) + OFCEAS185 km SW of Kiruna, Sweden
ESRANGE6/13/2011HIWIND (High-altitude Interferometer WIND Experiment)Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada
ESRANGE7/7/2011PoGOLite (Polarised Gamma-ray Observer)Flight aborted due to balloon problems. Gondola landed near Nikkaluokta, Sweden
Fort Sumner (NM)8/31/2011HASP 2010 (High Altitude Student Platform)W of Holbrook, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/8/2011HASP 2011 (High Altitude Student Platform)NW of Ganado, Arizona, US
Roswell (NM)12/15/2011RED BULL STRATOS - Unmanned test - PODBalloon failure at launch
Roswell (NM)12/16/2011RED BULL STRATOS - Unmanned test - POD--- No Data ---
McMurdo1/10/2012STO (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory)Aborted launch
McMurdo1/14/2012STO (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory)A los 79º 31' S 176º 16' E, Antarctica.
Roswell (NM)1/18/2012RED BULL STRATOS - Unmanned test - POD--- No Data ---
Roswell (NM)3/13/2012RED BULL STRATOS I - (Baumgartner)Balloon failure at launch
Roswell (NM)3/15/2012RED BULL STRATOS I - (Baumgartner)20 miles E of Roswell, New Mexico, US
Taiki6/3/2012GAPS (General Antiparticle Spectrometer)In the Pacific Ocean, 40 km E of Taiki, Japan
Roswell (NM)7/25/2012RED BULL STRATOS II - (Baumgartner)Near Roswell, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/1/2012HASP 2012 (High Altitude Student Platform)W of Phoenix, Arizona, US
Roswell (NM)10/9/2012RED BULL STRATOS III - (Baumgartner)Ground Abort. Balloon destroyed by a gust of wind during inflation
Roswell (NM)10/14/2012RED BULL STRATOS III - (Baumgartner)37 miles E of Roswell, New Mexico, US
ESRANGE6/12/2013SUNRISE IIIn Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada
ESRANGE7/12/2013PoGOLite (Polarised Gamma-ray Observer)100 km NW of Norilsk, Russia
Fort Sumner (NM)9/2/2013HASP 2013 (High Altitude Student Platform)W of Wickenburg, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/21/2013HEROES (High Energy Replicated Optics to Explore the Sun)SW of Santa Rosa, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/29/2013BRRISON (Balloon Rapid Response for ISON)21 miles E of Spur, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/9/2014HASP 2014 (High Altitude Student Platform)NE of Grand Falls, Arizona, US
McMurdo12/18/2014ANITA III (Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna)100 miles from Australia's Davis Station, Antarctica
Fort Sumner (NM)9/7/2015HASP 2015 (High Altitude Student Platform)8 miles E from Estancia, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/1/2016HASP 2016 (High Altitude Student Platform)20 miles SW of Prescott, Arizona, US