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Evening Stratospheric Balloon Launch in Timmins

332 views Karina Douglas August 24, 2014 Timmins, ON Date shot: August 24, 2014

A calm evening ensured a successful launch of a 400,000 cubic-metre balloon with a payload of 1963kg of research equipment from France. The launch took place at the Timmins Stratospheric Balloon base, a collaborative effort by the Canadian Space Agency and Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales of France, along with support from the Corporation of the City of Timmins, and a partnership with the non-profit educational outreach group, Science Timmins.

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