Inflation of the Intrepid, a hydrogen gas balloon used by the Union Army Balloon Corps for aerial reconnaissance. The Balloon Corps operated a total of seven balloons, with the Intrepid being favored by Chief Aeronaut Thaddeus Lowe.
No helium needed to fill balloons. just vinegar and baking soda!No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS! this is important since helium is not a renewable source and is in such short supply
The main reason why the spherical hot air balloon fell out of fashion was that new gas balloon dirigible had longer flight times and could be steered. Despite the superiority of the dirigible, the spherical hot air balloon remains the emblem of lighter-than-air flight. #ballooning, #hotairballoons, #postcards, #France
Balloon science for kids comparing gas, liquid and solids. A fun activity to do with the students during spring time, taking them outside and experiencing the comprehension gas, liquid and solid in a balloon.