How High Can a Helium Balloon Go before It Pops?


The helium balloon will rise into the air because it is lighter than the air. It will continue to rise until the air is more dense than the helium. There is no way of knowing at what altitude this would happen.
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How High Can a Helium Balloon Go Before it Pops?
Balloons frequently--whether intentionally or accidentally--escape into the sky. These balloons float up into the atmosphere until they either pop or begin to deflate and return to earth. While it's not possible to know the exact altitude a helium... More »
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