This was the first high altitude balloon experiment in Vietnam.
The balloon carrying a Yaesu VX-8GR HT was released from Hanoi on Monday, December 10. It reaching an altitude of about 70,000ft (more than 21km) and landed in Quang Ninh province 200km away (just 20m from the sea).
The flight lasted 2 hours but it took the team 2 days and a 500km journey by motorbike to recover it and come back.
In October a CubeSat, F-1, developed by the FSpace team was deployed from the International Space Station.