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NASA Concludes Most Rigorous Super Pressure Balloon Flight to Date

Source: NASA – nasa.gov Following 32 days of flying its most rigorous test to date, NASA ended the flight of its super pressure balloon (SPB) Monday, April 27, while the balloon was at float over central Australia.

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Super Pressure Balloon Marks First Continental Crossing

Source: NASA – nasa.gov Less than six days after launching from Wanaka, New Zealand, NASA’s massive Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) completed its first continental crossing April 1 flying over the southern tips of Chile and Argentina.

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