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Hello Kitty Goes To Space
2013-02-04 07:42:14

Seventh grader Lauren Rojas of Antioch, California has already learned a very important life lesson: Any presentation is made exponentially cooler with a home-made video from outer space.

Scientific Balloon Record Shattered By Super-TIGER
2013-01-23 09:53:00

Before he left for Antarctica in November, W. Robert Binns, principal investigator for Super-TIGER, said that he would be deliriously happy if the balloon carrying the cosmic-ray detector stayed up 30 days.

Solar Impulse 2015: Around The World In A Solar-Powered Airplane
2012-12-04 10:35:35

With a recent record-setting intercontinental flight using only the power of the sun still fresh in their minds, Bertrand Piccard and his partner Andre Borschberg are now setting their sights on the future.

Cosmos 1 Balloon Combines Inspiration And Ingenuity
2012-10-29 09:47:39

For Jerry and Cindy Holmes, their love of NASA’s work and ballooning came together in March when they purchased the new Cosmos I hot air balloon.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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