HEMERA is a balloon infrastructure project, funded by the European Commission within its programme Horizon2020. In this programme, six zero pressure balloon flight campaigns and several smaller sounding balloon flights are foreseen from mid-2019 to late 2021.
Launch site: Esrange Space Center, Kiruna
Launched date: September 05, 2019 at 04:42 UTC
Balloon type: Airstar 150Z
Balloon size: 150000 m³
Payload: Mixed experimental
About Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly 80 billion Euro of funding available over seven years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries, and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. Learn more; "What is Horizon 2020?"
Erik de Schrijver
Vincenzo Della Corte
David Hagsved, SSC