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Enormous balloon could help astronomers get clear view of space

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A balloon the size of a football stadium could help astronomers get crystal-clear shots of space for a fraction of the cost of an orbital telescope like Hubble. The secret weapon behind the SuperBIT project is a simpl...

Hot air balloon crash near Queenstown in New Zealand injures all 11 passengers

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A hot air balloon crashed as it was about to land in New Zealand on Friday, injuring all 11 people on board, including two who suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to a hospital. Sunrise Balloons said the hour...

Israel hits Gaza with airstrikes after more incendiary balloon launches

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Israel hit Islamist militant sites in Gaza with airstrikes on Friday in retaliation for incendiary balloon launches from the Palestinian enclave, in the latest unrest since a ceasefire ended May’s conflict. Security s...

New Mexico: four people dead after hot air balloon crash in Albuquerque

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Four people died and one person was in critical condition after a hot air balloon hit power lines in New Mexico’s largest city, police said. The crash happened around 7am on Albuquerque’s west side, police spokesman G...