posted on Sep, 28 2013 @ 07:38 PM
Then why wouldn't they go up if it were balloons? there was no wind to make them go the way they were going.
Most latex/birthday party-type balloons start deflating the moment you fill them because latex is porous. When you let a balloon or bundle of balloons
go, it will only reach a certain altitude before enough helium has leaked out that the balloons will slowly start falling back to the ground.
Because this is a slow process, the balloons can travel for many miles without losing much altitude, giving the impression that the balloons are not
rising or falling.
As far as wind, there's always wind blowing aloft in the sky, regardless if there's wind on the ground or not. It takes very little wind to move a