How Hard Can It Be?

March 9, 2011 at 5:05 pm 1 comment

How Hard Can It Be? is a new series on the National Geographic Channel, where people try to figure out how hard it would be to accomplish certain feats.  The latest challenge was to see if they could get a house to fly in the air with balloons similar to what the main character did in Up.

The crew was able to get their house to fly with the assistance of 300 helium balloons.  The balloon were 8′ high, and it took an entire helium tank to fill a single balloon!  Once it was up in the air, the house flew for over an hour and went at least 10 stories up into the sky!

Check out the video below showing the project and click here to see photos of their challenge.

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  • 1. Empty School « GPL TEENS  |  March 9, 2011 at 7:55 pm

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