View Full Version : Satellite Crashes From Helium Balloon

2010-Apr-30, 02:50 PM
Ouch! This is painful to watch. The launch of a giant helium balloon and its cargo of scientific instruments went horribly wrong when high winds blew the payload from from a crane. The runaway payload overturned an SUV and sent onlookers running for their lives. The balloon was carrying gamma-ray detectors that [...]

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