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Old 06-02-2015, 02:03 PM
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Live From Hawaii: NASA Tests a Saucer!

NASA is about to test a ‘flying saucer’ in Hawaii - The Washington Post

About 1:30 PM EST tomorrow.

Oh, and you can watch the saucer strut its stuff from the comfort of home: Views from 120,000 feet? Check. Nail-biting deployment of futuristic Mars exploration tech? Check. Be sure to tune into the stream around 1:30 Wednesday.

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On the day of the Indy 500 on the way down we saw a round object, silver in color, with a cupola with glass and all the wheels covered completely driving north on I 65. We shouted and laughed at the unusual sight of it and wondered what the heck it was and where the heck it was going and if there might have been a little green man driving it. On the way home after the race we saw it again heading south.

It was icing on the cake of a wonderful day.

it is here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE3hiXAE25A
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UPDATE: Test flight postponed until Thursday, June 4 due to bad weather conditions.
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:22 PM
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Today’s launch (June 4) of the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator aboard a high-altitude balloon has been cancelled due to weather. A line of rain showers developed overnight moving towards the launch site, which result in unstable wind conditions near the surface that would prevent the launch of the balloon. NASA will evaluate the next available launch opportunity, Friday, June 5.
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Mission managers have postponed Friday’s, June 5, Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator launch due to unstable wind conditions near the surface that would prevent the launch of the balloon. NASA will evaluate the next available launch opportunity, Saturday, June 6.
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Mission managers have called off a weekend launch attempt for the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerators project due to low altitude wind conditions that would prevent the launch of the balloon. NASA will evaluate the next available launch opportunity, Monday, June 8.
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Oh, Chute! NASA's Flying Saucer Test Ends With Only Partial Success - NBC News

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