DREAMS is based on a high altitude balloon science platform, and was developed by members of the Columbus Space Program.
25th mission of the DREAMS program
is scheduled for Spring/early Summer 2017
Eclipse from the Edge of Space
, Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2 practice launches + launch into path of totality
Study for Amateur Radio Exam
DREAMS-24 Complete! Another visual recovery.
Eclipse launch 2017 - already
picking a launch site
. Thanks NASA!
Our application to launch a satellite through the NASA's CubeSat Initiative.
Check out our page for it!
: Radiation Shielding, Cubesat Imaging re-flight. Fluxgate Magnetometer Test for the FluxDemonSat CubeSat payload. May 2, 2015.
DREAMS-23: Reflight of D-22 payloads. **Mission Complete!** August 23rd, 1pm launch, Temperature was over 100 with high humidity
Video of Launch
DREAMS-21/DREAMS-22 flying with QFS (3 balloons at once): Taking Teachers to the Edge of Space Over Georgia, July 2014
: MISSIONS COMPLETE.
PICTURES (High res)
Video of D20 Liftoff (inside)
Video of D19 Liftoff (outside)
Video of D20 Burst
DREAMS-19/DREAMS-20 in pre-flight planning: Both MISSIONS COMPLETE! June 21, 2014
Georgia from 110,000 feet
Systems Engineering of DREAMS platform
: July 18, 2013.
Image below shows D18 flight from 85,000 ft - Courtesy of Quest for Stars and Bobby Russell.
Track LIVE with the SPOT
: June 29, 2013. HARP Collaborative Launch. Georgia -- Mission Aborted due to balloon failure
. Mission Readiness Review, May 15, 2013. Launch Day: May 25, 2013.
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DREAMS-14 Mojave III flight
, March 2012
DREAMS-"20 something": Crossing the Atlantic Ocean
The focus of the DREAMS program is science and engineering with an emphasis on educational experiences. But... everyone loves the pictures!
Best Pictures from the last few missions
LINK to SPOT Apps
Hydrogen versus Helium
Other Balloon Groups
Filing a HIBAL NOTAM
Resources to Launch a Balloon
HobbySpace Balloon Resource Page
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