High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) Call for Proposals

2016 High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) Call for Proposals

High Altitude Student Platform (HASP) can support up to 12 student payloads (providing power, telemetry and commanding) during a flight to an altitude of 122,000 feet for up to 20 hours.  The NASA Balloon Program Office and Louisiana Space Grant  Consortium anticipate flying HASP at least through 2017.  There is no cost for launch and flight operations.  Student teams will need to raise their own funds to support the development of their payload and, if necessary, for travel to Palestine, TX for HASP integration and Ft. Sumner, NM for flight operations.

Details about previous HASP flights and the student payloads flown can be found on the “Flight Information” page of the HASP website at http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Flightinfo.php     Details on the payload constraints and interface with HASP as well as online access to the CFP materials can be found on the “Participant Info” page of the HASP website at http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Participantinfo.php

Applications are due December 18, 2015 and selections will be announced by mid-January 2016.

HASP Call for Proposals

HASP CFP Cover Page 2016

If you have any questions about the application materials or HASP, feel free to contact us at guzik@phunds.phys.lsu.edu

We will be conducting a Q&A Teleconference about HASP and the application process on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:00 am (central time).  Groups who have previously flown on HASP as well as new organizations should plan on attending this teleconference.  To participate, dial in to 1-844-467-4685 a few minutes prior to the conference time.  When requested enter the conference ID number 780290 followed by the # key.

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