Perlan Article in Science Magazine

The Perlan 2 glides in flights over Argentina, powered only by gusts of wind called mountain waves. Photo Credit: James Darcy/Airbus

Science Magazine recently published an article about the Perlan Project’s upcoming flights in El Calafate, Argentina. The Perlan 2 is set to begin a season of flights this week near El Calafate, Argentina, riding waves created by powerful gusts of wind over the Andes Mountains. The goal is to reach a height of 16,700 meters in a series of flights over 2 months, breaking the current glider record. For the full article, click the link below

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/glider-aims-new-heights-and-rare-scientific-data

Source: Science Magazine

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