Project Horus High altitude balloon project

Launch History

Earth, captured by Horus 7

Payload name Status Launch date Maximum altitude Flight time Flight path Description
Horus 1 Recovered 5/2/2010 29,606 m Approx 2h Web, KMZ Initial launch, 2 cameras
Horus 2 Recovered 8/3/2010 1,479 m Approx 1h - Unsuccessful launch
Horus 3 Recovered 8/7/2010 32,718 m Approx 3h Web, KMZ High baud rate telemetry test
Horus 4 Recovered 16/7/2010 14,413 m Approx 2h Web, KMZ High baud rate telemetry test
Horus 5 Recovered 24/8/2010 31,180 m Approx 2h Web, KMZ Collaborative launch with USYD
Horus 6 Recovered 28/8/2010 34,297 m Approx 3h Web, KMZ Simplex radio repeater flight
Horus 7 Recovered 29/8/2010 35,354 m Approx 3h Web, KMZ Camera (video & still) flight
Horus 8 Recovered 9/10/2010 32,101 m Approx 7h Web, KMZ HF Telemetry, HD Video
Horus 9 Recovered 23/10/2010 34,205 m Approx 3.5h Web, KMZ APRS beacon, cross band repeater
Horus 10 Recovered 15/11/2010 17,385 m Approx 3.5h Web, KMZ Offline predictor test launch
Horus 11 Recovered 21/11/2010 33,708 m Approx 3.5h Web, KMZ HD video launch (Jason Hansma)
Horus 12 Recovered 23/11/2010 33,773 m Approx 2.5h Web, KMZ Stills, HD video launch (Lonely Planet)
Horus 13 Recovered 4/1/2011 31,107 m Approx 3h - HD video launch
Horus 14 Recovered 18/1/2011 30,209 m Approx 2.5h - HD video launch (charity)
Horus 15 Recovered 26/2/2011 20,290 m Approx 2h - HF telemetry, HD video
Horus 15.5 Sacrificed 20/8/2011 40,575 m Approx 5h WebKMZ Altitude record attempt
Horus 16 Lost 18/9/2011 38,807 m Approx 24h WebKMZ Altitude record attempt
Horus 17 Recovered
16/10/2011 9,303 m Approx 40m WebKMZ 'Pico' payload test
Horus 18 Recovered 13/11/2011 33,243 m Approx 3h WebKMZ HD video, APRS
Horus 19 Recovered 27/11/2011 33,588 m Approx 3h Web, KMZ HD video, APRS, Monkey
Horus 20 Lost 17/1/2011 22,040 m Approx 1.5h Linux.conf.au launch #1
Horus 21 Recovered 20/1/2012 20,863 m Approx 2.5h Linux.conf.au launch #2
Horus 22 Lost 14/3/2012 37,113 m Approx 4h WebKMZ Network 10 (Scope) launch
Horus 23 Recovered  15/4/2012  35,376 m  Approx 3h WebKMZ Radio repeater & uplink testing
Horus 24 Recovered  15/5/2012 13,625 m  Approx 2h Web, KMZ Uplink & cutdown test
Horus 25 Recovered 20/5/2012  31,360 m Approx 4h  Web, KMZ  Uplink & cutdown test
Horus 26 Recovered  27/5/2012  35,470 m  Approx 4h Radio repeater flight
Horus 27 Recovered  27/5/2012  36,732 m Approx 3h  Photographic launch
Horus 28 Recovered 8/9/2012 40,449m Approx 3.5h  Altitude attempt
Horus 29 Recovered Systems test