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)Near Stevens Point, Winsconsin, US
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
New Brighton (MN)8/22/1957STRATOSCOPE INear the town of Cosmos, Minnesota 80 miles from the launch site.
New Brighton (MN)9/25/1957STRATOSCOPE INear Athens, Winsconsin, 150 miles from launch site.
Huron (SD)10/17/1957STRATOSCOPE INear Scarville, Iowa, US.
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
Lake Elmo (MN)7/11/1959STRATOSCOPE I - A--- No Data ---
Lake Elmo (MN)8/17/1959STRATOSCOPE I - B--- No Data ---
Lake Elmo (MN)9/4/1959STRATOSCOPE I - C--- No Data ---
Lake Elmo (MN)9/24/1959STRATOSCOPE I - D17 miles NE of Antigo, Winsconsin, US
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)290 miles SW of San Juan, Puerto Rico
USS Valley Forge1/31/1960ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)--- No Data ---
NAS Glynco (GA)6/5/1960ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)Failure of termination device. Lost over Pacific Ocean
Holloman AFB (NM)8/16/1960EXCELSIOR III (Kittinger)In a predetermined zone of the White Sands Missile Range W of launch site.
Brawley (CA)11/19/1961ICEF (International Cooperative Emulsion Flights)Near Hickory, North Carolina, US
Holloman AFB (NM)12/13/1962STARGAZER (Kittinger - White)Near Lordsburg, New Mexico, US, USA
White Sands (NM)9/11/1968STRATCOM - I (Stratospheric Composition)Near Twenty-Nine Palms, California, US
Dowagiac (MI)9/3/1969POLLUTANTS DETECTOR TEST--- No Data ---
Paraná11/26/1969GAMMA RAY TELESCOPENear San 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 TELESCOPEBalloon failure at 51.700 ft
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 TELESCOPENear Van Horn, Texas, US
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 an altitude of 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
Mendoza10/16/1979ALIR-I (Infrared Telescope)In La Unión, San Luis, Arg
Palestine (TX)10/16/1979102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE14 miles NE of Minden, Louisiana, US
Palestine (TX)10/7/1980JACEE 2 (Japanese-American Collaborative Emulsion Experiment)11 Miles of Elkins, West Virginia, US
Palestine (TX)10/20/1980BALLOON-BORNE LIDARFree fall of the payload. Impact 2 Miles NW of Bogalusa, Louisiana, US
Palestine (TX)10/20/1980102 CM FAR INFRARED TELESCOPE14 Miles S of Arcadia, 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
Palestine (TX)7/12/1985SOLAR CELL CALIBRATION35 miles W of San Angelo, Texas, Us
ESRANGE9/18/1985PIROG 1A (Pointing InfraRed Observing Gondola)--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)11/4/1985BLISS (Balloon-borne Laser In-Situ Sensor)8 miles W of Brookhaven, Mississippi, US
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
Poços de Caldas (MG)10/10/1987SUGAR (Supernova Gamma Ray)In Alpinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)12/13/1989ELECTRIC FIELD MEASUREMENTSIn Mogi Guacu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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)Free fall from 32 km. Impact in a frozen lake near Nikel, Russia. Payload destroyed
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 ---
Cachoeira Paulista (SP)3/23/1995DOUBLE PROBE ELECTRIC FIELD DETECTOR--- 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 42º27'11N, 1º28'47W
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 DETECTION5 miles NW of Carleton, Nebraska, US
Ottumwa (IA)8/14/1999SPRITES DETECTIONAborted flight
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.
TIFR 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
TIFR 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
Sanriku5/23/2002ULTRA THIN FILM BALLOON TEST--- No Data ---
Sanriku5/30/2002POLAR BESS - Solar Array Test--- No Data ---
Palestine (TX)7/25/2002SOLAR CELL CALIBRATION4 miles of Brownwood,Texas, US
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
Palestine (TX)6/15/2003ARCADE (Absolute Radiometer for Cosmology, Astrophysics, and Diffuse Emission)20 miles ENE of Snyder,Texas, US
Longyearbyen6/15/2003PATHFINDER - 1In the Greenland Sea.
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 - 5In the sea near launch site
Longyearbyen7/12/2003PATHFINDER - 6--- No Data ---
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
Sanriku8/25/2004Search for UV-tolerant microbe and observation of neutron flux--- No Data ---
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
Sanriku6/6/2005STRATOSPHERIC MICROBIAL COLLECTION--- No Data ---
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
McMurdo9/17/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.83º S - 151.04º W
McMurdo9/17/2005RUMBANear the launch site (76.84º S - 166.45º E)
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
Aire Sur L'Adour9/22/2005OPENING FLIGHT--- No Data ---
McMurdo9/22/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.70º S - 164.07º W
McMurdo9/23/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 58.01º S - 105.64º E
McMurdo9/23/2005RUMBALast known position: 64.00º S - 61.98º W
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
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBALast known position: 74.65º S - 27.87º E
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBAOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 56.29º S - 10.61º E
McMurdo10/5/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 39.89º S - 167.91º W
Fort Sumner (NM)10/7/2005CREST (Cosmic Ray Electron Synchrotron Telescope)15 miles NNW from Hereford, Texas, US
McMurdo10/13/2005RUMBA + TURBULENCEOn the Antarctic Ocean. Last known position: 72.00º S - 10.00º W
McMurdo10/13/2005RUMBAOn the Pacific Ocean. Last known position: 48.70º S - 100.37º 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)7/18/2007LEE (Low Energy Electrons) + MIP (Micro-Instrumentation Package) test25 miles SW of San Angelo,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 (Mars Environment Analogue Platform)135km 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
ESRANGE10/8/2008BEXUS 6 (Balloon Experiment for University Students)In Finland, near the border
ESRANGE10/8/2008BEXUS 7 (Balloon Experiment for University Students)North of Rovaniemi, Finland.
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
ESRANGE5/17/2009LEE (Low Energy Electrons)On Devon Island, North of Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)5/17/2009NCT (Nuclear Compton Telescope)30 Miles east of Kingman, Arizona, US
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
ESRANGE10/10/2009BEXUS 8 (Balloon Experiment for University Students)153 km east of Kiruna. In Finland
ESRANGE10/11/2009BEXUS 9 (Balloon Experiment for University Students)205 km east of Kiruna. In Finland
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
ESRANGE10/9/2010BEXUS 10 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland
Page (AZ)11/10/2010HISENTINEL (Stratospheric Airship)Monticello, Utah, US
ESRANGE11/23/2010BEXUS 11 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)North of Kajaani, Finland
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
Alice Springs4/18/2011HERO (High Energy Replicated Optics)N of Balcardine, Queensland, Australia
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
Fort Sumner (NM)9/17/2011COFE (Cosmic Foreground Explorer)SE of Phoenix, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/23/2011JPL REMOTENE of Fairview, Oklahoma, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/23/2011GRAPE (Gamma-Ray Polarimeter Experiment) / FACTELN of Paducah, Texas, US
ESRANGE9/27/2011BEXUS 12 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)E of Pello, Finland
Fort Sumner (NM)9/28/2011TEST FLIGHT - BALLOON MODEL SF490E of Muleshoe, Texas, US
ESRANGE9/28/2011BEXUS 13 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)NW of Rovaniemi, Finland
Fort Sumner (NM)10/7/2011WASP (Wallops Arc Second Pointer)SE of Dalhart, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/13/2011SDS (Solar Disk Sextant)Ground abort. Strong surface winds forced the launch vehicle to perform a run longer than anticipated, reaching the security limit.
Fort Sumner (NM)10/15/2011SDS (Solar Disk Sextant)S of Hollis, Oklahoma, 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 ---
McMurdo12/25/2011CREST (Cosmic Ray Electron Synchrotron Telescope)250 miles from McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo1/10/2012STO (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory)Aborted launch
McMurdo1/14/2012STO (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory)At coordinates 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
ESRANGE8/14/2012SPB (Super Pressure Balloon)15 kms NE of ESRANGE, Sweden
Fort Sumner (NM)9/1/2012HASP 2012 (High Altitude Student Platform)W of Phoenix, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/9/2012ASTRA (Analog Site Testbed for Readiness Advancement)14 miles SW of Vaughn, New Mexico. US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/12/2012TEST FLIGHT - BALLOON MODEL SF490W of Santa Rosa, New Mexico. US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/22/2012WASP (Wallops Arc Second Pointer)25 miles SW of Grants, New Mexico, US
ESRANGE9/24/2012BEXUS 14 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)--- No Data ---
ESRANGE9/25/2012BEXUS 15 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)--- No Data ---
Roswell (NM)10/9/2012RED BULL STRATOS III - (Baumgartner)Ground Abort. Balloon destroyed by a gust of wind during inflation
Fort Sumner (NM)10/10/2012ProtoEXIST (Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope)S of Boise, Oklahoma, US
Roswell (NM)10/14/2012RED BULL STRATOS III - (Baumgartner)37 miles E of Roswell, New Mexico, US
McMurdo12/8/2012Super-TIGER (Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder)At coordinates 82° 14.75 S, 81° 54.83 W, Antarctica.
McMurdo12/25/2012BLAST-Pol (Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope for Polarization)270 miles SSE of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo12/29/2012EBEX (E AND B EXPERIMENT)351 miles NNW of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
ESRANGE6/12/2013SUNRISE IIIn Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada
ESRANGE7/12/2013PoGOLite (Polarised Gamma-ray Observer)100 km NW of Norilsk, Russia
Fort Sumner (NM)8/19/2013LDB Test + MARAIA Drop TestNE of Springerville, Arizona, US
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)9/29/2013HYSICS (HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science )SE of Shamrock, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/29/2013BRRISON (Balloon Rapid Response for ISON)21 miles E of Spur, Texas, US
ESRANGE10/8/2013BEXUS 16 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland
ESRANGE10/10/2013BEXUS 17 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland
Barking Sands (HI)6/28/2014LDSD (Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator) TV-1Over the Pacific Ocean, W of Kauai at coordinates 22º 11' N - 160º 42' W
Fort Sumner (NM)8/9/2014HASP 2014 (High Altitude Student Platform)NE of Grand Falls, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/18/2014HYSICS (HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science )SE of Holbrook, Arizona, US
Taiki8/22/2014BOV (Balloon-based Operation Vehicle)In the Pacific Ocean
Timmins (ON)8/24/2014EUSO-BALLOON (Extreme Universe Space Observatory)In a lake 20 km NE of Elsas, in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)8/24/2014LONG DURATION BALLOON SYSTEMS TESTSW of Socorro, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/13/2014JPL REMOTENear Lupton, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/24/2014X-CALIBUR / InFOCuS40 miles W of Ft.Sumner, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/25/2014BOPPS (Balloon Observation Platform for Planetary Science)W of Amarillo, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/26/2014GRAPE (Gamma-Ray Polarimeter Experiment)W of Childress, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/8/2014OPIS (Observatory for Planetary Investigations from the Stratosphere)37 miles NW of Childress, Texas, US
ESRANGE10/8/2014BEXUS 19 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland
ESRANGE10/10/2014BEXUS 18 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland
McMurdo12/17/2014ANITA III (Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna)100 miles from Australia's Davis Station, Antarctica
McMurdo12/28/2014SPB (Super Pressure Balloon) + COSI (Compton Spectrometer and Imager Science)350 miles from McMurdo Station, Antarctica
McMurdo1/1/2015SPIDER (Suborbital Polarimeter for Inflation Dust and the Epoch of Reionization)SE of Siple station, Antarctica
Wanaka3/26/2015SPB (Super Pressure Balloon)In Bullo Downs cattle station, Queensland, Australia
Barking Sands (HI)6/8/2015LDSD (Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator) TV-2Over the Pacific Ocean, W of Kauai, Hawaii
Fort Sumner (NM)9/4/2015TEST FLIGHT INorth of Los Alamos, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/7/2015HASP 2015 (High Altitude Student Platform)8 miles E from Estancia, New Mexico, US
Timmins (ON)9/18/2015BIT (Balloon-Borne Imaging Testbed)In North Quebec, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)9/25/2015RAD-X (Radiation Dosimetry Experiment)8 miles SE of Hagerman, New Mexico, US
ESRANGE10/7/2015BEXUS 21 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)60 km E of Gällivare, Sweden
ESRANGE10/10/2015BEXUS 20 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In Finland, 25 km E of the Swedish border.
Fort Sumner (NM)10/10/2015TEST FLIGHT IINW of Glazier, Texas, US
McMurdo1/19/2016GRIPS (Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for Solar flares)83°6.18 S - 40°54.08 W. East of Pensacola Mountains. Antarctica
Wanaka5/16/2016COSI (Compton Spectrometer and Imager Science)135 km W of Arequipa, Peru
Palestine (TX)7/1/2016SUPERbit (Super-Pressure Balloon-Borne Imaging Testbed)West of Pecos, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/1/2016HASP 2016 (High Altitude Student Platform)20 miles SW of Prescott, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/17/2016X-CALIBUR / WASPW of Red Hill, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/27/2016JPL REMOTESW of Booker, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/28/2016LDB TESTW of Hart, Texas, US
ESRANGE10/5/2016BEXUS 22 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)NE of Rovaniemi, Finland
ESRANGE10/7/2016BEXUS 23 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)South of Pajala, Sweden
McMurdo11/28/2016BACCUS (Boron And Carbon Cosmic rays in the Upper Stratosphere)50 miles E of McMurdo Station
McMurdo12/2/2016ANITA IV (Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna)Near the Amundsen-Scott base in the south pole
McMurdo12/8/2016STO-2 (Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory II)In the Ross ice Shelf, 340 nautical miles NW of McMurdo
Alice Springs4/4/2017CLIMAT (Combinaison de Lasers et d'Instrument in-situ de Mesure dans l'Atmosphère Terrestre)10 km from Glen Helen creek, Northern Territory, Australia
Alice Springs4/9/2017CARMENNorth of Tanami road between Hamilton Downs and Milton Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Wanaka4/24/2017EUSO-SPB (Extreme Universe Space Observatory - Super Pressure Balloon)Sunk in the Pacific Ocean 370 km SE of Easter Island
Palestine (TX)6/9/2017BETTII (Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry)Parachute detached from payload. Freefall from 135.000 ft. Gondola impact NE of Sterling City, Texas, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/4/2017HASP 2017 (High Altitude Student Platform)SW of Holbrook, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)10/13/2017PIPER (Primordial Inflation Polarization Explorer)In Union county, New Mexico, US
ESRANGE10/18/2017BEXUS 24 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In North Finland
ESRANGE10/20/2017BEXUS 25 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In North Finland
ESRANGE5/15/2018AESOP-LiteAt coordinates 78°23.89 N - 80°48.32 W, Ellesmere Island, Canada
Palestine (TX)6/6/2018SUPERbit (Super-Pressure Balloon-Borne Imaging Testbed)37 nautic miles SE of San Angelo, Texas, US
ESRANGE6/24/2018HIWIND (High-altitude Interferometer WIND Experiment)Near Kugluktuk, Nunavut territory, Canada
Palestine (TX)7/5/2018ASCOT (Advanced Scintillator COmpton Telescope)N of Pecos, Texas, US
ESRANGE7/8/2018PMC-Turbo300 nautic miles NNE of Yellowknife, Canada
Longyearbyen7/14/2018OLIMPOIn Ellesmere Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada
Timmins (ON)8/12/2018CLIMAT (Combinaison de Lasers et d'Instrument in-situ de Mesure dans l'Atmosphère Terrestre)20 km N of Foyelet, Ontario, Canada
Timmins (ON)8/16/2018SPECIES (SPECtrometre Infrarouge a lasErs in Situ)40 km SE of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)8/17/201860MCF TEST FLIGHTNE of Winslow, Arizona, US
Timmins (ON)8/19/2018AIRBUS40 km NW of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Timmins (ON)8/23/2018CABUX50 km SE of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)8/24/2018USIP PROGRAM FLIGHTSW of Santa Rosa, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)8/25/201860MCF TEST FLIGHTN of Winslow, Arizona, US
Timmins (ON)8/26/2018FAST-CARMEN280 km W of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Fort Sumner (NM)9/4/2018HASP 2018 (High Altitude Student Platform)NW of Bowie, Arizona, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/8/2018SIFT (Super Pressure Balloon Instrumentation Flight Test)W of Corona, New Mexico, US
Fort Sumner (NM)9/22/2018FIREBALL (Faint Intergalactic-medium Redshifted Emission Balloon)North of Vaughan, New Mexico, USA
ESRANGE10/17/2018BEXUS 26 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)In North Finland
ESRANGE10/18/2018BEXUS 27 (Balloon-borne EXperiments for University Students)--- No Data ---