How Many Helium Balloons Does It Take To Lift a Human Off the Ground?

October 15, 2009 / No Comments

balloons How Many Helium Balloons Does It Take To Lift a Human Off the Ground?

The bizarre story of a Colorado family’s runaway balloon aircraft this afternoon got me to thinking:

How many helium-filled balloons are required to lift a human off the ground?

Here’s a YouTube video that offers some insight into that question. Enjoy!

Photo credit: D Sharon Pruitt