High-altitude balloon.

High-altitude balloon.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm


When scientists need longer exposure times in high altitudes, they use scientific balloons. Made of a super-thin polyethylene, the balloons are filled with inert helium and can be launched from almost anywhere, staying aloft for as long as 24 hours, 26 miles above the surface.

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