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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Kangaroo Polly and her joeys overlook the crowds on Day 5 of the 2010 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on October 6, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There are over 500 balloons representing over 45 countries participating in this year?s Fiesta. (Photo by Steve Snowden/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.