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French blimps to test Guam weather

Source: The Guam Daily Post – postguam.com By Tihu Lujan Innovative balloons may improve weather forecasting Five French meteorologists are on Guam testing a set of miniature blimps that may lead to innovative weather forecasting.

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NASA Hopes a Stadium-size Balloon Will Shed Light on Mysterious Particles

Source: The Washington Post – washingtonpost.com The balloon will float about 20 miles above Earth on a planned 100-day journey.

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Titanic NASA Balloon Reaches Milestone

Source: Science Magazine – sciencemag.org By Patrick Monahan The latest and largest pressurized balloon to be launched by NASA has set a record for endurance: the longest mid-latitude flight by a large scientific balloon.

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Ballooning Expectations: New Approach for Astronomy

Source: Space Daily – spacedaily.com Decades ago when he was in grade school, Christopher Walker stepped outside with his father to see the NASA all-aluminized Echo balloon cross the nighttime sky in Earth’s orbit. That early space spectacle stuck with … Continue reading

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NASA competition could net you $1.5M

Source: Network World – networkworld.com NASA exploring Centennial Challenge for airship concepts By Michael Cooney NASA this week said it was considering a new Centennial Challenge: Build and airship capable of long duration flight for scientific missions.

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