NASA is once again based at Wanaka Airport for the launch of their Scientific balloon. Within the next few days they will attempt to launch the balloon. On this day roads around Wanaka Airport will be closed for a maximum of one hour between 7am and 11am.   Road blocks will be in place at the junction of State Highway 6 & 8A just north of Luggate, on State Highway 6 north of Stevenson Road,  and on Mt Barker Rd just north of the intersection with State Highway 6.  Detours via the Albert Town Bridge and Kane Road will be in place. For more information visit or the Wanaka airport Facebook page.