Yesterday Near Space Photography helped Leicester celebrate the Rugby World cup trophy tour coming to town. Leicester will host 3 games in the world cup. To celebrate this, and the trophy tour, we launched a ‘Rugby ball into space’. More information on the flight is available at
the footage was shown at a reception in the National Space Centre on 13th August 2015 and appeared on RFU / Rugby world cup social media.
BBC East Midlands Today programme 13th August 2015
It was also covered by Leicester Mercury