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Past News Releases

2015

January 29, 2015- Balloon Program Wraps up in Antarctica, Heading to New Zealand

March 2, 2015- Up, Up and Away! NASA's Super Pressure Balloon is Hoping to Break Records

April 24, 2015- NASA Super Pressure Balloon reaches Australia after nearly one month of flight

April 28, 2015- NASA Concludes Most Rigorous Super Pressure Balloon Flight to Date

May 7, 2015- NASA Details Super Pressure Balloon Recovery Plans in the Australian Outback

September 7, 2015- Student Experiments Get a Lift From NASA's Scientific Balloon Program

2014

January 10, 2014- BARREL Balloons Take to the Skies Again!

July 1, 2014- Successful Lauch for LDSD!

August 11, 2014- HASP Starts Ft. Sumner 2014 Campaign!

October 3, 2014- Balloon Team Completes 7 of 8 Missions During Ft. Sumner 2014 Campaign

October 10, 2014-Successful Fall 2014 Ft. Sumner Campaign

December 19, 2014- Successful Launch of ANITA III in Antarctica

2013

September 27, 2013- Ft. Sumner Fall Campaign Kickoff!

July 1, 2013- Successful Sweden Campaign

June 3, 2013- Sweden Campaign Underway

May 21, 2013- NASA's BARREL Mission Launches 20 Balloons

January 08, 2013- NASA's Three Long Duration Balloon Missions Working Over Antarctica

2012

December 26, 2012- Christmas Day BLAST!

December 10, 2012- Antarctica Balloon Campaign Underway

November 27, 2012- NASA's Ballon Program Prepares for Antarctic Campaign!

Febuary 8, 2012- The 2011-2012 Antarctica Campaign

2011

January 3, 2011- BLAST

January 10, 2011- Super Pressure Balloon Launched!

2010

April 16, 2010- Alice Springs, Australia Campaign 1st of 3 Launches Underway!

December 6, 2010- Antarctica FY2011 Campaign

December 13, 2010- Antarctica Campaign 1st Launch

December 21, 2010- CREAM Launched!

2009

January 12, 2009- New NASA Balloon Successful Flight- Tested Over Antarctica

March 3, 2009- Super Pressure Balloon Sets New Flight Record

June 3, 2009- Congratulations Dave and Danny!

May 29, 2009- Current Flight Campaigns

June 08, 2009- Three Balloon Missions Simultaneously Afloat Above Two Continents

December 11, 2009- FY10 Antarctic Campaign

2008

January 31, 2008- The 2007-2008 Antarctica Campaign

July 10, 2008- Super Pressure Balloon Flight 586-NT

November 10, 2008- Antarctica FY09 Campaign

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