Latest Balloon Stories
With a recent record-setting intercontinental flight using only the power of the sun still fresh in their minds, Bertrand Piccard and his partner Andre Borschberg are now setting their sights on the future.
For Jerry and Cindy Holmes, their love of NASA’s work and ballooning came together in March when they purchased the new Cosmos I hot air balloon.
Man has always had the dream of being able to fly, and while some have taken up that dream through jumping out of an airplane, one man is preparing to accomplish that feat today in a fashion that has never been seen before.
One daredevil is planning another feat from near-space, attempting to ride a helium-filled balloon 23 miles above the Earth and then to plunge back down for the world's highest-ever skydive.
Sitting in a plane doesn't quite give you the full perspective of what this planet looks like while traveling from above, but one Kickstarter project may just give you the view that you desire.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.