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Balloon Astronomy

Radio Programs

Antarctic Adventures II Cruising above the Antarctic ice November 11, 2013

Getting Closer Climbing high to see a comet September 5, 2013

Balloon Ride Taking a balloon ride for science April 6, 2012

Cosmic Nobel Discovering a mysterious cosmic energy December 10, 2011

Featured Images

Victor Hess prepares to ascend in a balloon to study cosmic rays, 1912

Radiation Hunter April 7, 2012

The sky glows orange in this artist's concept of the atmosphere of Venus.

Dusky Skies June 15, 2010