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A hot air balloon floats over Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has attracted about 500 balloons and thousands of spectators. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

A hot air balloon floats over Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has attracted about 500 balloons and thousands of spectators.

Amazing hot-air balloons take flight

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.