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  1. Tracking volcanic ash in real time

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    August 1, 2011

    A balloon-borne aerosol counter is a new tool that could help track the movement of volcanic ash clouds. To test this new device, a team of CNES balloon specialists travelled to Iceland to conduct a measurement campaign.

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  2. CNES’s PILOT telescope completes first successful balloon flight over Canada

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    September 22, 2015

    Monday 21 September, CNES’s PILOT project accomplished its mission in the skies above Timmins in Canada. Its payload was able to measure submillimetre polarized emission from the dust that fills our galaxy, the Milky Way, in order to map its magnetic field and study its role in the cycle of matter.

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  3. Balloon campaign continues in Kiruna

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    May 20, 2010

    Science flights in Kiruna concluded on 29 April. The campaign in northern Sweden continues, however, with further flights to improve CNES balloons.

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