Editor: Diane Hutchinson Editor@girlgamersuk.com

The Real Life Sized ‘Up’ House Flies High in the Skies

Posted by TurtleGirl On March - 9 - 2011

Did you ever watch the computer-animated comedy-adventure film ‘Up’ produced by Pixar Animation Studios?. It was a seriously awesome movie,  even if I did shed a tear or two. Do you remember the Engagement ring box we covered?.
 

BALLOON 1

BALLOON 2

BALLOON 3
 

There’s also been a video game of the animation and this has to be the next best thing. This month National Geographic Channel and a team of scientists, engineers, and two world-class balloon pilots successfully launched a 16′ X 16′ house 18′ tall with 300 8′ colored weather balloons from a private airfield east of Los Angeles, and set a new world record for the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted.
 

BALLOON 4

BALLOON 5
 

The entire experimental aircraft was more than 10 stories high, reached an altitude of over 10,000 feet, and flew for approximately one hour.
 

BALLOON 6

BALLOON 7
 

This is pretty impressive stuff. I’m not sure I would ride in it to be honest, but it’s dam cool.
 

Via Mymodernmet

Comments are closed.

Introduction To Super Mario Run

Posted by GG Goblin
  • title_ad2
  • title_ad2
  • title_ad2
  • title_ad2
  • title_ad2
  • Black The Fall

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-21-2017

    The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-19-2017

    Antihero

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-17-2017

    God Wars: Future Past

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-12-2017

    Rabbit Story

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-10-2017

    Ever Oasis

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-6-2017

    Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (Switch)

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jul-3-2017

    Nex Machina

    Posted by GG Goblin
    Jun-29-2017