Giant balloon launched to research a star

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All eyes were on the neutron star Vela Pulsar last week when the Australian Balloon Launching Station, at Alice Springs Airport, successfully launched a colossal research balloon filled with 1,830 cubic metres of BOC Helium into the sky to observe the star located 1,000 light years away from Earth.

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