The Academic High Altitude Conference Proceedings are published by the Stratospheric Ballooning Association and the Iowa State University Digital Press.

Stratospheric Ballooning Association Conference Digital Repository

The Stratospheric Ballooning Association, in partnership with Iowa State University, hosts all of our conference papers in this digital repository. The Academic High Altitude Conference (AHAC) is an annual conference that is run in coordination with the Stratospheric Ballooning Association, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Space Grant Consortium. The conference focuses on high-altitude balloons for STEM education, research, and technology development.

This digital repository also stores special event conferences (like the Between Eclipses Remote Conference) and is open to the public.

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Academic High Altitude Conference 2024
Posted by Matthew Erik Nelson on 2024-03-01

The Stratospheric Ballooning Association (SBA) is pleased to announce the 2024 Academic High Altitude Conference (AHAC) that will be held from 1 p.m. on May 29th to noon on May 31st. AHAC 2024 will be hosted by St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. This year’s theme will be “Eclipse flights and beyond.”The conference is open to all members of the public. SBA members receive discounts to the [...]

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Between Eclipses Remote Conference (BERC)

Abstracts and presentations for the Between Eclipses Remote Conference (BERC) held on January 20th, 2024