Pictures from the first inflation of the blimp, in Hollenback Annex.
Flights in King's Court
The first flight of the blimp, on April 7, 2001. The blimp was launched under tether, in the King's Court courtyard.
The second flight of the blimp, also in the King's Court courtyard, on April 13, 2001.
The third flight of the blimp, tested at Hollenback Annex and the field outside, on April 23, 2001.
The blimp undergoing outdoor flight and electronics testing, at Carnegie Mellon.
Field Testing For Chicago
The blimp flies over a snow-covered Franklin Field on February 9, 2002, as the picked team for Chicago trains.
The blimp lifts off for the first time.
The blimp team poses for a picture after the first flight.
Suddenly, a blimp appeared on the horizon.