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Old 04-20-10, 05:13 PM   #1
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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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Old 04-20-10, 05:30 PM   #2
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Old 04-20-10, 07:36 PM   #3
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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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I wonder how much payload you could realistically lift with helium?
It depends on the size of the balloon(s):

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It depends on the size of the balloon(s):
Or the number of them.

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