GSBC 2020 Announced! GSBC 2020 Starts April 3. Closing date of the window will depend on what happens with the coronovirus. At minimum, window is extended until August 1, 2020. Please stay safe and abide by local recommendations.
We created and hold a regular adventure challenge with balloons called RandomRace.
We participated in all GSBC contests, starting from the very first in 2014. 2014: launch form Dvortsovaya (Palace) Square, St. Petersburg, Russia (prize for Best Story). 2015: launch from Gagra, Abkhazia, flight over Caucasus montains, landing in Kabardino-Balkaria in 2000+ meters, Russia (prize for Longest track). 2016: launch from the underground frozen lake (in Ruskeala, Karelia, Russia). 2017: launch from Kirovsk, Kolsky peninsula, Russia, flight over Khibiny montains, landing in Olenegorsk. 2018: launch from Petrokrepost' (Neva River source), landing near Cheboksary (flight over 1000 km). 2019: launch from Neva River embankment (St. Petersburg), landing between Kirishi and Tikhvin (Leningrad region).
We want to exchange experience with other teams.
Team Launch Date: 04/12/2020