Landing.Jobs launch details

Landing.Jobs launch details
Balua is launching another balloon, this time partnered with landing.jobs. The objective of this launch is to launch a sardine up to the stratosphere during this event. The latest prediction indicate that the payload will land in the ocean therefore this will be a tough recovery. This event will occur today (june, 18th) in Lisboa Marina at 19:30 local time. Here ...

Sardine Stress Test 1

Sardine Stress Test
  Balua is getting aboard Landing Festival! Get ready! Disclaimer: No sardines were harmed during these tests.  

Another sucessful launch and recovery

Another sucessful launch and recovery
  Last Saturday’s flight was once again a success and the payload landed safely near Castelo Branco. We have collected awesome photos of the balloon in the stratosphere, the full set of images will be in our gallery section soon. Here is a sneak pick:              

New launch details – Benedita 3

Balua is launching another balloon, this time partnered with the artist Márcio Vilela. The objective of this launch is to perform a photographic study on the blue color gradient from ground level up to the stratosphere. This event will occur this Saturday (May, 2nd) in Benedita, Leiria at 9:00 GMT. Here is the launch information: It will be ...

New launch will test a new Sensefinity Product on the Stratosphere 1

New launch will test a new Sensefinity Product on the Stratosphere
Balua is launching another balloon Saturday (May, 2nd) in Benedita, Leiria at 9:00 GMT This launch will be equipped with the new product from Sensefinity called Sensoroid Gateway Butterfinger. This equipment will send the balloon location in real-time through GPRS to their dedicated online platform (here), whenever GSM is within reach.

A new BALUA launch in April! 3

A new BALUA launch in April!
After several months of hiatus the team will finally launch another balloon! We are pointing to April 24, but that is still to be confirmed. Stay Tuned!!! More details about the location, communication and concept of this launch will also be coming soon!!! See you from above!

BALUA in MakerFaire Wrap-up – #makerfaire

BALUA in MakerFaire Wrap-up - #makerfaire
The first edition of Lisbon MakerFaire has come and gone! We were looking forward to this event because it gave us an opportunity to meet with the makers community, introduce our project and connect with thousands of people. We spent the weekend showcasing BALUA, its activity, equipment and developments, chatting with thousands of curious and interested people about ...

MakerFaire Lisbon Flight -> Sucessfull!!! 1

MakerFaire Lisbon Flight -> Sucessfull!!!
The flight of today (September, 20) was a huge success!!! The launching site was amazing and landed safely in Santarém. We collected some awesome photos in Lisbon. The full set of images will be in our gallery section soon. And don’t forget to visit the balua stand tomorrow in Pavilhão do Conhecimento.

Another Balua launch – MakerFaire Lisbon 3

Another Balua launch - MakerFaire Lisbon
As we already said before BALUA will be present in MakerFaire Lisbon. This event will occur this weekend (20 and 21 of  September). And yes, as you might have guessed, we will have another launch! This time on the roof of Pavilhão do Conhecimento. You can watch it happen tomorrow (September, 20) at about 12.00am. Here is the launch ...

BALUA will be present in the Maker Faire!!!

BALUA will be present in the Maker Faire!!!
Balua was officially announced as one of the groups that will be present in the Portuguese edition of the Maker Faire! For more information check the official website of the event and a small synopses of our work HERE! If you don’t know what Maker Faire is: The Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth ...