Launching NASA Balloon TelescopesStreaming Video - 2012
Astronauts need more than observatories to search deep space, they also use balloons the size of football fields. In this video segment, see how, even with an international crew of astrophysicists and engineers, launching a balloon loaded with expensive x-ray and gamma ray telescopes is a risky job.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2010
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (9 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Launching NASA Balloon Telescopes