How Far Will a Helium Balloon Travel?

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A helium balloon can travel up until the density is the same as the air density. They can pop or be caught in wind. The only way to know how far a helium balloon will travel is to attach a card asking the person who finds it to let you know where they found it.
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I released balloons in memory of my son with a tag on it asking to let me know if anyone found one. I got an email 3 days later from a city 660 miles away. Unbelievlable.
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Helium-filled balloons travel significant distances from point of release
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Many moons ago, when I was about half of my current height (i.e. the fifth grade), we did a class experiment to determine the answer to your very question. Each child got a helium
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Depends on the wind.
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