HASP 2011 Call for Payloads Released – Deadline December 17, 2010

The High Altitude Student platform (HASP) is a launch program for student high altitude payloads. There are two classes of payload seats available to students on HASP. The more numerous “small payload class are generally used for smaller experiments or testing of satellite prototypes. The “large” payload class is useful for complex, large geometry or heavy experiments.

HASP can support up to 12 student payloads (providing power, telemetry and commanding) during a flight to an altitude of 124,000 feet for up to 20 hours. 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-2010.php Details on the payload constraints and interface with HASP can be found on the ?Participant Info? page of the HASP website at http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/Participantinfo.php

Applications are due December 17, 2010 and selections will be announced by mid-January 2010.
Learn more about the program and download application materials at the HASP website http://laspace.lsu.edu/hasp/index.php
If you have any questions about the application materials or HASP, feel free to contact us at guzik@phunds.phys.lsu.edu

We will also be conducting a Q&A Teleconference about HASP and the application process on Friday, November 12, 2010 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 1-866-717-2684 a few minutes prior to the conference time. When requested enter the conference ID number 6879021 followed by the # key.

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