Pushing the Envelope: The Art and Science of Ballooning

Available starting October 1
Presented Online

There’s more to balloons than birthday parties! Hot air balloons changed the world centuries ago, and they continue to teach us a lot about science. Learn about the art and science of ballooning from Air and Space experts and ABC’s chief meteorologist Ginger Zee in this episode of STEM in 30.

Have questions after the program? Tune in to our live chat on Thursday, October 8, at 1 pm to learn more about how balloons have changed the world.


STEM in 30 is the National Air and Space Museum’s webcast series that provides shows and live discussions for middle school students. Tune in every month to share the fascination of aviation and space with your students.

This program is made possible by the generous support of Norfolk Charitable Trust.