Photo Gallery – Tetrahedral Balloon Design

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Photo 1

First effort to layout a 32’ tetrahedron in a 13’ wide barn basement.

Photo 2

It was complicated.

Photo 3

In my hangar laying out Tyvek panels.

Photo 4

Scraps from one ‘Kite form’ in Tyvek.

Photo 5

Kiteform (one third of a tetrahedron) in paper.

Photo 6

Water model test of 1/30th scale model of the 60’ concept.

Photo 7

First inflation of Tyvek Tet (Note: Under the flag it says AS SEEN ON THE MOON).

Photo 8

First inflation of the radio controlled Tetrahedral Hot Air Balloon with my spirit animal, the Origami Crane.