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Romanians to space with a solar balloon?

Real quick, this came in via Yahoo Solar Balloons group. I didn’t even know these guys were working. The record of balloon stages for rocket launches is a me...

A Mutoscope, nearly finished

Fernando Renes’ animation finally came back from the printer’s last weekend, and Molly helped me bind it into a mutoscope reel.  since my last post everythin...

Boy Floated Away- NOT EVEN POSSIBLE

Helium can lift approximately 65lb per 1000 cubic ft. From the images in the video, the balloon was no more than 12ft in diameter, or approximately 900 cubic...