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High-altitude balloons have long been used by scientists who study the Earth, the sun and the stars to gain a better view of their targets by carrying their telescopes far into the stratosphere.
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In the bright light of Antarctica's summer sun, a NASA mission launched its first 18 science balloons between Dec. 27, 2013, and Feb. 2, 2014.
ToKenya.com Inc., a leading provider of luxury African safaris, has announced it will help even more dreams come true in the New Year with the launch of a ground breaking balloon safari package
The second year of an unprecedented balloon campaign in Antarctica has just begun.
Researchers have analyzed crash data and found that the minimal regulations for hot air balloon rides may be making the tours more dangerous.
If you’ve ever wanted to touch the stars, but can’t afford the quarter-of-a-million dollars required to hitch a ride on a rocket, a new Arizona-based start-up has come up with a slightly more affordable alternative means of transportation.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.