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Scientific Ballooning

Balloon Program Office


Welcome to the homepage of NASA's Balloon Program Office located at Wallops Flight Facility

Since its establishment more than 30 years ago, the NASA Balloon Program has provided high-altitude scientific balloon platforms for scientific and technological investigations, including fundamental scientific discoveries that contribute to our understanding of the Earth, the solar system, and the universe.

For more information about the program, please check out the drop-down menus above.

For more information on the Ballooning Process, click here.

A high-altitude balloon is inflated in the distance

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Scientific Balloon Update

Report back for the latest update from NASA's Balloon Program Office.

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