NASA Balloon Mission Strives For Globe-Trotting Record

Credit: SPB: Goddard Space Flight Center and Orbital ATK

HOUSTON—NASA’s super pressure balloon (SPB) experiment surfed a westerly flow of high-altitude winds above the southwest coast of Australia May 19, three days into what researchers from the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Orbital ATK expect will be a record-breaking around-the-world journey...

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