The Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF), located in Palestine, Texas, is a NASA facility managed by the Physical Science Lab of New Mexico State University. The contract to manage the facility is administered by the Balloon Program Office at Wallops Flight Facility of Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).

Provides the services of launching large (400 ft. dia), unmanned, high altitude (120,000 ft.), research balloons; tracking, and recovering the scientific experiments suspended beneath them, for NASA centers and universities from all over the world.
View in Google Earth Categories: Blimps and Balloons, Scientific - Test Facility
Links: www.nsbf.nasa.gov
By: bonjbrown2
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kjfitz picture
@ 2006-11-27 00:06:01
Found it:
Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF)
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@ 2006-11-27 11:13:52
Thanks. I should have figured that out. I remember now that they used to launch "weather balloons" from Palestine.
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