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Strange Planet: Real Life UP House

Do you want to see the video of how National Geographic Channel lifted a house with balloons?  Of course you do!

Is it really possible to lift a house off the ground with helium balloons, like in the movie Up?

National Geographic Channel’s new television series, “How Hard Can It Be?,” aimed to find out, and ended up setting a world record for the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted.

So how many balloons do you think it took to raise this house 10,000 feet over a private airfield outside Los Angeles? Check your guess here.

Video: National Geographic Channel


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