A record-breaking stratospheric balloon mission was successfully completed last week, logging 223 days in flight. Designed and manufactured by Raven Aerostar, the Loon balloon circumnavigated the globe, spending most of its time testing...
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Focusing on the wellness of mind, body, and spirit, our enduring value of Peak Performance inspires our team members to be our best. Travis Anderson, Raven Aerostar Project Manager II, sets a prime example within his Raven network, challenging himself in all three areas and encouraging his teammates to do the same. Congratulations, Travis, for being named May's Team Member Spotlight winner!
Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx), a solar geoengineering experiment to be carried out in the near future by Harvard University, has selected Raven Aerostar as its balloon provider for the project. SCoPEx is designed to...