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Falling with Helium

Falling with Helium

Q. What if I jumped out of an airplane with a couple of tanks of helium and one huge, un-inflated balloon? Then, while falling, I release the helium and fill the balloon. How long of a fall would I need in order for the balloon to slow me enough that I could land safely?

  • If you inflated the balloons quickly, possibly by connecting many canisters to it at once, you’d be able to slow your fall.
  • Just don’t use too much helium, or you’ll end up floating at 16,000 feet like Larry Walters.

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