Latest Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility Stories
NASA's Flight Opportunities Program has selected 24 cutting-edge space technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons and a commercial parabolic aircraft.
NASA is accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate university students to fly experiments to the edge of space on a scientific balloon.
Students and educators nationwide will have the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and scientists through two newly developed NASA flight initiatives.
They nicknamed it the "Little Balloon That Could".
NASA and the National Science Foundation launched a scientific balloon on Monday, Dec 20, to study the effects of cosmic rays on Earth.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's scientific balloon program is resuming flights this month after an extensive evaluation of its safety processes following a mishap during an April launch attempt from Australia.
A NASA panel that investigated the unsuccessful April 28 launch of a scientific balloon from Alice Springs, Australia, has released its report.
NASA is accepting applications from students at US colleges and universities who want to send their experiments to the edge of space on a high-flying scientific balloon.
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