July 2 is the 30th anniversary of the lawn chair pilot. I vaguely remember this story and I thought it worth sharing. Larry Walters attached 45 helium weather balloons to a lawn chair and climbed to an altitude of 16,000. His landing mechanism/strategy was to shoot the balloons with a bb gun...awesome!!! At the bottom of the story is a 18 min audio file of the flight, it's very funny. http://markbarry.com/lawnchairman.html
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