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High Altitude Student Payload

High Altitude Student Platform (2016-2017)

The HASP program provides high altitude balloon platform flights for up to 12 student experiments at an altitude of about 36 kilometers over a period of 15-20 flight hours. These flights are an excellent way to flight-test compact satellites, or prototype and fly other small experiments. Once a student team has been awarded a HASP flight, they can apply to the WSGC NASA-sponsored competition funding program to help support experiment expenses. Learn more here.


Q&A Telecon:  November 11, 2016
Application Due:  December 16, 2016
Award Announcement:  January 15, 2017
Monthly Status Reports and Teleconferences:  January - November 2017
Preliminary PSIP Document Due:  April 28, 2017
Final PSIP Document Due:  June 23, 2017
Final FLOP Document Due:  July 28, 2017
Student Payload Integration at CSBF:  July 31 - August 4, 2017
HASP Flight Preparation:  September 1-5, 2017
Target Flight Ready:  September 6, 2017
Target Launch Date and Flight Operations:  September 7, 2017
Recovery, Packing, and Return Shipping:  September 8-11, 2017
Final Flight/Science Report Due:  December 8, 2017


HASP Announcement of Opportunity 2017
HASP Application 2017






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