Hot air balloon competition to take place on the Isle of Wight

February 27th, 2014

According to the Isle of Wight County Press online, a new event will take place this Spring involving various hot air balloons flying across Read the rest of this entry »


NASA develops balloon ride for planetary researchers

February 20th, 2014

According to Nature World News, NASA has recently completed the third round of testing for its balloon launching system, which aims to allow planetary scientists to use Read the rest of this entry »


American schoolchildren make homemade hot air balloons

February 13th, 2014

A group of eighth grade Aeronautical Science students recently tried their hand at creating their own homemade hot air balloons, gaining a feature on the Virginia-based Franklin News Post website.

The students were undertaking a Read the rest of this entry »


Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival 2014 kicks off with ‘Big Top’

February 6th, 2014

The last weekend in January saw the 3rd Annual Mesquite Hot Air Balloon flights in Hot Air Balloon balloon rides Hot Air Balloon Festival make the most of the perfect weather, and it began with the launch of Ingrid Martell’s own hot air balloon, ‘Big Top’.

According to the Mesquite Local News, Martell’s hot air balloon was picked to be the Read the rest of this entry »