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Up, Up and Away: The Greatest Show OFF Earth

How do balloons work? The basic principal behind hot air ballooning is that hot air rises. The envelope is first filled with cold air, and then, when the balloon is almost full to capacity, still lying on its side, the … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Countdown to Liftoff: 22 days, 21 hours, 50 minutes Each October, New Mexico skies are full of bold blues, imperial reds, and vibrant yellows. The event is the world-famous Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the largest hot-air balloon event in the … Continue reading

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