The National Administration of Space and Aeronautics (NASA), has various tools to measure the weather. One such tool, a ´´weather balloon,´´ measures data that tells atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity, and other information.
One of these weather balloons was knocked out of the sky by some strong winds, and the apparatus ended up falling in Camaná, Arequipa.
A team of professionals from NASA flew to Arequipa to retrieve the balloon. Using the GPS on the device, they were able to find it in a low-profile area called Pampas of Cuno Cuno. (more…)