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Near-space race
Weatherwise - Washington
Subjects: Balloons; Meteorology; Atmosphere; Hobbies
Author: Cutlip, Kimbra
Date: Nov/Dec 2001
Start Page: 14
Pages: 10
Abstract (Document Summary)

Like sending a mission into space, high-altitude ballooning combines sophisticated electronics and telemetry with complex logistics and a reliance on forecast meteorology. Amateur balloonists engaged in this hobby embody the spirit of exploration.

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