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Zero 2 Infinity Successfully Launches Its First Rocket from the Edge of Space

Source: Digital Journal – digitaljournal.com This milestone opens the door for safer and more efficient Space access for small satellites

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Clouds in a Bag: 18th and 19th Century Ballooning on Display at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Source: Loudon Times-Mirror – loudountimes.com By Sophie Desmond A sheep, a rooster and a duck go for a balloon ride. That was the scene at Versailles on Sept. 19, 1783. Placed in a wicker crate, the animals were the first … Continue reading

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Incredibly long balloon flight achieved by Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo

Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI – fai.org What a fantastic performance! Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo have just landed after spending more than 55 hours in the air.

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60th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett

Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale – fai.org The 60th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett take off from Gladbeck in Germany has been postponed until Sunday, 18 September 2016 due to inclement weather.

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Polar Ballooning Lectures at the Balloon Museum

Source: alibi – alibi.com If you love tales of adventure, the “Balloons and Airships Over the Pole” lecture series scheduled for March 18 – 20 at at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum is tailor-made for you. You will learn … Continue reading

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