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Meanwhile, across Oregon on the Warm Springs Reservation, University of Washington scientists and tribal members studied the astronomical event by launching four helium balloons with cameras into the sky.
Brad Bailey, associate director for science at NASA, explained that eclipses have led to hundreds of scientific discoveries, including helium and proving that Albert Einstein was correct that mass warps space time.
Send the letter and then release it like a helium balloon.
Helium opened six months after Christopher started going to comedy open mics.
Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson and Larry Newman were aloft in a helium balloon named Double Eagle II for 137 hours of flight time, according to PBS.
Is there a correlation between sleeping with the windows open and having my head feel like a hungover helium balloon?
While the duo had tried other methods before, such as tying a postcard to a helium balloon, on that warm afternoon the bottle was the courier of choice.
Roughly 239,000 miles away, the moon is a large and relatively close target, rich with helium and other resources.
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