McMurdo Base, Ross Island (USA)
Permanent occupation base

Still active for balloon launches since late 80's decade.
Estimated number of launches performed there: 150

Syowa Station, Ongul island (Japan)
Permanent occupation base

Still active for stratospheric balloon launches since 90's decade
Estimated number of launches done there: 30

Other Antarctic balloon launch sites to be included in StratoCat in the near future

  • Halley Research Station (UK)
  • Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station (BR)
  • Dumont d’Urville Station (FR)
  • Port-Aux_Francais, Kerguelen Islands (FR)
  • Amundsen-Scott Station (USA)
  • Base Mario Zucchelli (IT)
  • Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin Aerial Base (CL)
  • Wilkes Base (USA)
  • Macquarie Island Station (AU)
  • SANAE, Vesleskarvet (ZA)
  • Siple Dome Station (USA)