Reply to post: Re: 1957: Russia is planning to launch an artificial satellite

Russia is planning to use airships as part of a $240bn transport project

CanadianMacFan

Re: 1957: Russia is planning to launch an artificial satellite

Because the stuff you get to blow up balloons is pretty impure Helium and it's expensive to purify it. So while there's enough supply of the easier to purify Helium around then we'll have party balloons.

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