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US Forest Service tests Helium Balloons to Monitor Wildfires

The U.S. Forest Service and NASA have teamed up to evaluate the use of remote controlled balloons that can hover above fire scenes. The federal agencies are working to finalize a contract with South Dakota-based Aerostar, which has experience flying uncrewed balloons for scientific and military missions. These balloons will be propelled up with the help of helium.

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