Category Archives: Stratos 2

Our record breaking rocket

Stratos II+ took off at 16:33 CEST on the 16th of October and reached 21457 meters altitude setting a new European altitude record for amateur rocketry. We had a picture perfect flight from the El Arenosillo launch site yesterday. While we didn’t make the 50 km altitude, we did break the record and so far […]

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We are go for launch!

Today is going to be the day, we are go for launch! We expect to launch some time after 11:00 CEST in the morning (09:00 GMT) assuming good weather conditions. Follow the launch live as we try to launch the Stratos II+ rocket to 50 km altitude. The launch countdown procedures take over 4 hours […]

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Launch delays happen

Tuesday evening we decided to delay the launch attempt for one day to Thursday the 15th. The team had worked non-stop from early in the morning trying to make the launch happen today. While the planned system tests for the day went fairly smooth, some unresolved issues were found while doing the final countdown rehearsal. It […]

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