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Launch 1 – 23rd February

The BLAST Team are excited to announce that our “real” first launch will be this weekend! Weather conditions look good, and we are looking to launch from the same place we mentioned last time, Dover’s Hill, Gloucestershire, between 10am and 12pm on Saturday 23rd February. If weather conditions worsen, we might postpone the launch to [...]

Launch info update

We have aborted the full launch this weekend. The most recent HABHUB predictions suggest that the the track will be unfavourable on both Saturday and Sunday. We have entertained the idea of overfilling the balloon and also an early cutdown, however this still leaves us heading within the M25 and London airspaces. As mentioned before, [...]

Our first launch is coming up

The BLAST team are excited to announce that our first launch will be next weekend! Weather permitting, we are looking to launch from Dover’s Hill, Gloucestershire around midday on either Saturday 8th of Sunday 9th, whichever is most favourable. If we are unable to find favourable conditions we have planned an alternative tethered launch to [...]

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