Super-TIGER is up!!!

Your chance to track a stratospheric balloon in real time

After an initial bobble, the balloon headed straight west. (To go round the South Pole counter-clockwise, it needs simply to continue to travel due west. This is a Google map version of the balloon track. (Credit: Richard Bose)

To keep an eye on Super-TIGER’s progress yourself, bookmark the tracking page for NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility.

The U.S. scientific long-duration high-altitude ballooning program is
funded by NASA, and is directed by NASA-Wallops. The ballooning
operations are performed by the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility
(CSBF) in Palestine, Tex. The National Science Foundation (NSF) directs
the U.S. Antarctic program.