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Flying from Munich to the Stratosphere

The Consulate General of Switzerland in Munich launched a weather balloon from its rooftop terrace. Equipped with two GoPro cameras, a GPS receiver and a transmitter for live pictures, it hit 120'000 feet. As far as we know, it was the first Consulate General ever officially opened in the stratosphere.
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Swiss architect Andreas Vogler constructed a miniature model of Solar Impulse to greet Betrand Piccard on his way to Hawaii. R2D2 actually is a USB-stick with two photos and some small secrets on board.
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The airspace surrounding the centre of Munich was closed by ATC for take-off.
Watch the official HD-video2015_07 Stratoflight Mùˆnchen