The culmination of months worth of work was finally strapped in and blasted off into space over the weekend, aboard SpaceX’s Falcon9 rocket, as Malta joined some illustrious company as Project Maleth completed another phase of Malta’s first-ever space mission. Check out some of the awesome footage and photos from this historic event!
Lifting off & landing
Speaking with Professor Joseph Borg, it’s evident just how much this project has meant to him. “It’s an out of this world experience to have watched this launch”, he tells us excitedly. “I was overly enthusiastic to see the culmination of months of preparation come to this – and that, I know deep down I also was able to transmit this passion and enthusiasm to my team, colleagues and friends in various sectors including abroad to scientists, space station builders (Axiom Space) and more”.
To say that his enthusiasm is contagious is an understatement; here at Gadgets, we’ve witnessed it first-hand, loved every moment of it, and we’re surely looking forward to more events in the future! Read on below to see more videos and photos of the momentous event!