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NASAs Antarctic scientific balloons take to the skies

NASA's Antarctic scientific balloons take to the skies

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online These scientists are guaranteed to have a white Christmas. A team from the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) are spending the holiday season 8,000 miles from home in Antarctica....

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2014-12-14 08:26:17

France’s space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), has announced plans to join forces with Google on the Mountain View, California-based company’s balloon-based effort to bring the Internet to rural areas and remote countries, Project Loon.

2014-11-25 08:32:26

20th year supplying helium for the event MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-25 08:22:38

20th year supplying helium for the event MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Nov.

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2014-11-23 06:36:59

The hot air balloons being used as part of Project Loon, the Google initiative to bring high-speed Internet access to remote regions of the planet, can now fly 10 times longer than they did in 2013, with some remaining airborne for over 100 days.

2014-11-15 23:02:20

Today, Fecbek.com, a well-known clothing retailer in China, introduces the way it celebrates Thanksgiving Day, which seems to be rather special and unique. (PRWEB)

2014-09-15 23:08:28

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016” to its store.

2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug.

NASA high-altitude balloon
2014-08-27 03:00:39

In New Mexico on the morning of Aug. 18, a high-altitude balloon successfully carried the (HySICS instrument to an altitude of 123,000 feet to reach space-like conditions and demonstrate new technologies for acquiring high-accuracy science measurements of the Earth.

2014-08-24 23:02:30

This research report analysis the aerostat systems market that are used for various applications such as border security, surveillance, reconnaissance, communication, law enforcement, border patrolling,


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