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Gas balloon race winners from ABQ

Source: Albuquerque Journal – abqjournal.com Albuquerque balloonists Peter Cuneo and Barbara Fricke are the winners of the 2016 America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race.

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A Photovoltaic Balloon Could Bring Electricity to Disaster Zones

Source: Smithsonian Magazine – smithsonianmag.com By Joni Blecher, XPRIZE contributor smithsonian.com Moored to a base with batteries, the Zephyr collects enough solar energy to power 15 relief tents and a telecommunications network

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Step on the Gas

Source: Albuquerque Journal – abqjournal.com By Tania Soussan The differences between gas and hot-air balloons go much deeper than looks. From the physics of getting up and down to the strategy of pulling off a good flight, gas balloons don’t … Continue reading

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