Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER) experiment is of which among the following organizations?
[A]National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
[B]Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
[C] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
[D]China National Space Administration (CNSA)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Flying high over Antarctica, NASA’s long duration balloon has broken the record for longest flight by a balloon of its size. The record-breaking balloon, carrying the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER) experiment, has been afloat for 46 days and is on its third orbit around the South Pole, NASA said. The Super-TIGER flight shattered the previous record of 41 days and 22 hours, previously set in 2005. The Super-TIGER team plans to fly for another 8-10 days to have it fly closer to McMurdo Station before terminating the flight and recovering the experiment.