‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

Updated May 15, 2018 11:15:33 External Link: A space capsule carrying the astronaut was due to be launched from Alice Springs. Related Story: From the outback to the galaxy, space balloons launched to study the Milky Way A “world-first” bid to launch a man into space using a helium balloon …

Hot air balloon company criticised by police for not calling triple-0 after crash that injured 9

Hot air balloon company criticised by police for not calling triple-0 after crash that injured 9

Updated March 30, 2018 17:06:29 Photo: A hot air balloon was operated by Balloon Safaris. (Facebook: Balloon Safaris ) Related Story: Another balloon flight cancelled before four passengers injured in Hunter hot air crash Police and ambulance officers have criticised a hot air balloon company for not calling triple-0 after …

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Updated March 30, 2018 10:24:22 Nine people have been injured after a hot air balloon crashed at Pokolbin in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. The aircraft, operated by Balloon Safaris, came down on McDonalds Road about 8:00am. It was the company’s second crash this year — in January four …