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Matrioshka - the Russian Nesting Doll, is one of the prettiest balloons you will ever see at a night glow. She stands 135 feet tall, and holds 90,000 cubic feet of air. Built by Cameron.

Doll - 90


Built 1990

Cameron England

Basket weight

 121 pounds (55 kg)

Burner weight

53 pounds (24 kg)

Envelope weight

362 pounds (164 kg)

1st Flight


over Catherine's Palace,

Pushkin, Leningrad USSR

Jacques Soukup & Kirk S Thomas, pilots

1st US Flight


Huron SD

Jacques Soukup & Kirk S Thomas, pilots

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