View Full Version : NASA Tests New Super-Thin High Alitude Balloon

2009-Jan-09, 11:00 PM
High altitude balloons are an inexpensive means of getting payloads to the brink of space, where all sorts of great science and astronomy can be done. A new prototype of balloon that uses material as thin as plastic food wrap was successfully checked out in an 11-day test flight, and this new design [...]

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