Malta’s first stratospheric balloon launch

Some photos taken from the Stratos-1 probe that was launched Friday, 13th August in collaboration with the Institute of Space Sciences and Astronomy at the University of Malta.

The scientific equipment was later recovered about 13 nautical miles to the south of Malta. It is currently being analysed at the University of Malta.

Pre-launch video:

Video highlights of the stratospheric balloon launch:

Recorded video of the balloon launch (fast forward to 0:43s):