Take part in the museum's first attempt to live stream multiple HAM radio balloon launches from across the nation. Families can follow along as the balloons are launched into the air and travel across the globe. The balloons will be tracked by HAM radio and their locations will be updated online!

Tune in to the webcast on this page or watch on Facebook Live on the National Air and Space Museum Facebook page.

Once the balloons launch around 1 pm ET, you will be able to track them at aprsdirect.com using the balloon callsigns below. And follow along on social using #BalloonLaunchLive. Or view all of our balloons here.


Virginia K4NVA-1
Virginia KD4KWL-1
Washington, DC NW3DC-1
Washington, DC NW3DC-2
Oklahoma KE5BOR-1
Washington KS1LAS-1
Kansas N0TFU-1
Alaska KL4DL-1
Oregon WA7RIG-1
Utah KG7KYW-1
Minnesota KE0LYF-1


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