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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Balloons in flight at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta at Albuquerque International Balloon Park in October 2005 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

Amazing hot-air balloons take flight

January 1, 1970

Hundreds of hot-air balloons will take to the skies this weekend at the 41st Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Take a look back at some of the balloon stars from previous years at the festival.