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An investigation of Abrahamson’s computer and phone revealed receipts and emails for weather balloons, helium tanks and rubber bands.
Within ten days of speaking with Harris, the 81-year-old Smith was found dead in a hotel room, with a bag over his head attached with rubber bands and two helium tanks.
One of the most significant changes is the use of stronger high-pressure helium tanks, known as composite overwrapped pressure vessels, or COPVs, that are submerged in the rocket's liquid oxygen propellant tanks.
There’s a hissing noise, and the helium starts flowing.
Rides on a new helium observation balloon that is planned for the island will cost $39 to $99 for adults.
Blue and gold helium balloons battled the wind along the property’s immaculate walkways.
The helium is used to pressurize the propellant tanks and provide the muscle needed for steering.
Sadiq Khan gave permission for the balloon, which was inflated with helium early Friday and will float over the Houses of Parliament during the demonstrations.
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HELIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of helium for English Language Learners
: a chemical element that is a colorless gas, that is lighter than air, and that is often used to fill balloons
HELIUM Defined for Kids
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