H.E.L.I.O.S - HASP 2012

 

Hydrogen-Alpha Exploration with Light Intensity Observation of the Sun

 

 

Mission Statement:

To analyze and understand solar phenomena by observing the sun in Hydrogen-Alpha and Calcium(II) Potassium wavelengths, and to ultimately demonstrate the feasibility of high-altitude balloon based observatories.

 

Data:

HELIOS launched September 1st, 2012 from Fort Sumner, New Mexico.  Post flight data analysis is on going and we will post finding when the payload returns to Boulder. Flight pictures can be seen on the COSGC facebook page:

  

Flight pictures can be seen on the COSGC facebook page:

HASP 2012 Pictures

 

Data:

Currently, the HELIOS team has performed testing both in house as well as in Palestine, Texas.  See the Critical Design Review report for current data.

 

Stay tuned for post-launch data.

 

HELIOS Critical Design Review