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Gondola structure with 6’ tall man for scale. This is the BRRISON gondola on the launch vehicle, which is a truck that takes the payload out to the launch site for attachment to the balloon.

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Here is the gondola on the launch vehicle at the left, attached to the balloon which is laid out on the ground, and which has been inflated just prior to launch.

A time-lapse series of photographs showing a balloon launch from Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

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