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Chris Walker's GUSTO Team Selected For NASA Explorers Program.

NASA has selected Chris Walker's GUSTO team to build and launch GUSTO, the Galactic/Extragalactic ULDB Spectroscopic Terahertz Observatory, a $35-million project. It will be a long-duration balloon mission, launched from Antarctica in 2021. It will map portions of our galaxy and the Large Magellanic Cloud in terahertz lines of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen. You can read the NASA press release HERE. Tom Beal's Arizona Daily Star article can be found HERE. The UANews article can be found HERE. Congratulations to Chris and to everyone involved.