Admit it, when you were a kid, you tried tying a bunch of balloons to yourself in an effort to fly high above your neighborhood. As it turns out, a few kids who tried that experiment as a kid grew up to become geniuses who tried the same trick with a small house, and succeeded. National Geographic gathered together a group of scientists, engineers, and two top notch balloon pilots with the goal of sending a 16×16 18 foot tall house into the air with the help of 300 weather balloons.We only have one question: how did they get the house back down to earth safely?

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