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    This Guy Was Nuts!

    Of course if you were in a baloon at 107,000 feet, what else could you do but jump? He did it three times!



    I wonder how much payload you could realistically lift with helium?

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    Re-edit: Dayvan Cowboy (youtube) Yeah.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ho hum View Post
    I wonder how much payload you could realistically lift with helium?
    http://www.aerospace-technology.com/...s/cargolifter/


    Length 260m
    Diameter 65m
    Total height 82m
    Envelope volume 550,000m
    Loading platform 50 x 8 x 8m
    Basic weight 260 tons
    Payload up to 160 tons

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    Quote Originally Posted by ho hum View Post
    I wonder how much payload you could realistically lift with helium?
    It depends on the size of the balloon(s):

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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    It depends on the size of the balloon(s):
    Or the number of them.

    "I heard the music and I wrote to it. Some people beat drums, some people strum guitars. It's all in the music you hear" ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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    Seems like an environmentally friendly way to get payloads into space and is reusable.

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