NASA Super Pressure Balloon Lifts Off From New Zealand

NASA's Launches Football Stadium Sized Super Balloon From New Zealand [With Video]

"NASA successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 25 (6:50 p.m. April 24 in U.S. Eastern Time), on a mission designed to run 100 or more days floating at 110,000 feet (33.5 km) about the globe in the southern hemisphere's mid-latitude band."

Marc's note: Since New Zealand ambassador nominee Scott Brown won't be seeing a SpaceX launch from New Zealand, perhaps he'll settle for a NASA Super Pressure Balloon launch.

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