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Press Release 10-241
NSF/NASA Scientific Balloon Launches From Antarctica

This season's annual scientific balloon campaign, which is held by NSF and NASA, will conduct varied experiments using ultra-sophisticated instrumentation

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Photo of the launch of a scientific balloon near McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

Launch of Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass (CREAM) balloon near McMurdo Station.

Credit: Mr. Gabe Garde, NASA Balloon Program Office, Wallops Island, Virginia

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