CREW HONORED: NASA has changed the name of the National Scientific Balloon Facility in Palestine, Texas, to the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, after the seven Columbia astronauts killed in 2003. The NSBF provides complete balloon operation services and engineering support to the scientific community in the U.S. and several other countries.


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