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Back in the fold and sporting a new smile!

On the evening of Monday 17 April the trailer carrying HB-SXA arrived in Payerne from our partner Elektra Solar in […]

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Alyssa Carson @Nasablueberry discovers SolarStratos

Watch the video released this weekend to relive the incredible days spent with Alyssa Carson discovering Solarstratos in Switzerland. At […]

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Solar energy: the greatest gift of all

As 2022 draws to a close, although the climate situation is serious, it is a time to celebrate. The oppressive […]

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The challenge

Travelling to the edge of the planet using only renewable energy

The aim is to protect our planet’s climate from greenhouse gases by demonstrating that concepts and projects that seemed inconceivable a short time ago are now possible with the technologies available today.

The plane

Stratospheric solar airplane

The plane

A team of passionate and highly specialised people

Multi-skilling is a must in such an experimental project. The team consists of a mix of aeronautical engineers, pilots, builders and others.


SolarStratos is supported by numerous Swiss companies

The team aims to be international, but is committed to its national roots.

Be part of it

Experience this 21st century eco-exploration

By becoming a member of the “SolarStratos” club, you help promote and support our challenge.