Record making Aussie balloon finally returns home

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Record making Aussie balloon finally returns home After heading north the petulant pico party-type balloon PS-46, carrying an Amateur Radio payload, floated over the Indian Ocean near Cocos Keeling Island, or within 660km of Jakarta Indonesia. There the solar powered high altitude balloon was tracked taking a heart-shaped course, over several days, before heading to West Australia coming ashore on Tuesday near Exmouth. Under a jetstream influence it then floated over Australia’s interior north of Alice S

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