December 11, 2013

Super-TIGER Balloon Launch

Super-TIGERĀ  had a perfect Antarctic launch on Sunday, December 9, 2012. The following video was shot by Richard Bose, an electronics engineer in the physics department at Washington University in St. Louis. At the end of the video you can hear people congratulating W. Robert Binns, the principle investigator on the Super-TIGER experiment, who is featured in Catching Cosmic Rays. The Super-TIGER experiment is the work of a team including Washington University, the California Institute of Technology and the Goddard Space Flight Center.