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Night 8, A long awaited balloon

Not only a daily update this time, but also a nightly update. The TWIN balloon was launched at 05:21:40 this morning. The TWIN balloon is one of two balloons taking part in a balloon launch campaign here at Esrange. Since January the launch had been rescheduled multiple times due to weather conditions, but tonight it finally lifted off. The […]

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Arrival at Kiruna

After a two day journey the Stratos crew arrived at Esrange. The journey was almost entirely by train and led via Copenhagen, Stockholm and Boden to Kiruna. The part from Kiruna to Esrange was an hour trip by van over snowy roads. After arrival by CityNightLine early in Copenhagen in the morning, here was time […]

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