Great Plains
Super Launch

The premier High Altitude Ballooning Experience

Coming Summer 2020!!
Friday July 10 & Saturday July 11, 2020

About the Event

Great Plains Super Launch is the premier high altitude ballooning event in North America.  Started in 2001 by Paul Verhage, this annual event is now in its 19th year.  Hosted in various locations around the midwest, GPSL attacts the brightest and most innovative amateur balloonist from the US and abroad.

2020 Symposium Venue

The 2020 GPSL Symposium will be strictly virtual. Registration will be free, and will be opening shortly. Presentations will start Friday morning. Saturday afternoon an open mic will be available to show and tell your own group's launch.


Friday and Saturday, July 10-11, 2020

Event Schedules

Friday July 10, 2020

14:00Z / 9:00AM (CDT)

Balloon Symposium



Saturday July 11, 2020

14:00Z / 9:00AM (CDT)

Worldwide Balloon Launch


Join us in a mass-launch across the global Saturday morning, July 11th.

Event Registration

GPSL attendees are required to pre-register.

Event registration is closed for 2020. Check back soon for information about the 2021 event!!!

GPSL Reflector