Inflating a modern airship

Don't get too excited, it's not ready for tourist crossings of the Atlantic. Instead, the Bullet 580 will be carrying NASA research payloads. At least at first. Made with a Kevlar balloon filled with helium, the world's biggest airship is maneuverable and can be controlled by a pilot, as well as by remote control. There doesn't seem to be any physical reason why it couldn't carry passengers.

All the action in this 2-minute video took 6 hours in real life. Sped up, it looks like a gaggle of humans caring for some monster grub.

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