Launching BARREL Balloons
Launching BARREL Balloons

A white balloon floats into the Antarctic sky as part of NASA's BARREL (Balloon Array for Radiation belt Relativistic Electron Losses) mission. The buildings in the background are the brand new Halley VI Research Station, which is fully operational for the first time in the 2012-2013 winter season. Credit: R. Millan

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