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NASA Science Balloon Crashes

Started by lintonius, 04/29/2010 04:32PM
Posted 04/29/2010 04:32PM Opening Post
Bad news from Australia...

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Posted 04/29/2010 05:19PM #1
Not good. Fortunately, no one was hurt.
Posted 05/01/2010 09:00AM #2
Sad. It looks like it could have been easily prevented by either waiting until the winds were calm, or launching off a tower where the instrument package would not have been dragged along the ground. What were those knuckleheads thinking!?

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