Author Archives: Matt Brown


Eclipse Balloon Launch

It was an early start for our team as the first car set off from the University of Southampton at 4.30am. The first group, containing Chris Frohmaier, Jo Barzycki & Matt Brejza, arrived at the Pepperbox hill launch site (just south of Salisbury) for 5am to begin the preparation of the payloads. The second group, […]


Calthorpe Park Launch

Needing to be at Calthorpe Park School in Fleet for 8:15am meant an early start for half the team (Jon Sowman, Matthew Brejza, Matt Brown and Alex Lay) to help out with pre-flight checks. We then drove with the school’s STEM launch team to Snelsmore Common near Newbury to meet the other half of our […]