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Disc-Shaped Balloon Could Transport Whole Buildings To Remote Areas
Australian aeronautical firm Skylifter has come up with a better way to transport heavy equipment to remote areas that are...
In The Future, This Balloon Will Cost $100
The world is running short on several metals, but perhaps more disconcerting is the impending loss of the noble helium....
Next for NASA: Inflatable Space Stations, In-Orbit Refueling, Space UAVs and More
As we’ve been hearing for months, 2010 is going to be a year of belt-tightening for NASA. But now, with...
NASA Awards Contract for a Methane-Powered Balloon to Explore Saturn’s Moon
NASA’s original concept for a balloon scout on Saturn’s moon Titan called for using waste heat from a radioisotope power...
DARPA Celebrates Internet Anniversary with Bizarre Balloon Challenge
The DoD mad science lab wants you to use social networking to find 10 weather balloons
The Physics of the Balloon Boy
Was it even possible for six-year-old Falcon Heene to have flown inside his balloon?
How To Take Photos From the Edge of Space For $150
MIT students build a high-altitude, photo-snapping balloon using off-the-shelf components
Up, Up and Away?
Sending a hot-air balloon to Titan
Surviving a Satellite Attack
Our writer probes how best to defend vulnerable satellites from attack.
Getting High on Helium
John Ninomiya regularly takes flight using a rig so simple itâ€™s scary: a bunch of helium balloons