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University of Alaska Fairbanks

B.E.A.R. Balloon Captures Fairbanks and Denali

Caption: The first high altitude balloon launched by the Balloon Experiment And Research Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks captured this photo during its flight. Fairbanks is in the foreground, with Denali in the distance. The Balloon Experiment and Research Program, known as B.E.A.R. for short, launched the balloon on May 10, 2008. It flew as high as 95,327 feet.

Credit: Photo courtesy Neal Brown.

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Related news release: Alaska Space Grant program launches B.E.A.R.

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