A Sky Full of Color: Live from the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 5, 2016 | 11:00am - 11:30am
Presented Online

In this episode of STEM in 30, the team explores the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and brings you the history of balloons, the science behind hot-air and gas balloons, and the pageantry of the Fiesta.

Balloons have a long and colorful history. After all, the first hot-air balloon passengers were a sheep, duck, and rooster who flew from France in 1783. Since then, balloons have been a mode of transportation, a military asset, and a source of entertainment for many. Join STEM in 30 as we come to you live from the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, bringing you the history of balloons, the science behind hot-air and gas balloons, and the pageantry of the Fiesta.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation.


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