As Robyn said, CREAM was supposed to launch first at 1 AM that day and we were scheduled to launch at 1 PM. After some weather delays, CREAM actually did not launch until 10 AM, so we were all able to witness it. Here is a brief look at their launch:
The payload flies right over our heads, on it's way to 100,000 ft.
After watching their successful launch, we were hoping to continue the trend later in the afternoon. Our whole operation is much smaller than CREAM. Their payload was thousands of pounds, whereas our payload is only 40 pounds. Our balloon is also only 80 ft. tall and takes about 5 minutes to inflate. Luckily we had two payloads ready because one began to malfunction, so we moved to our back-up.