Saturday Mass Ascension was a perfectly beautiful morning with all factors making for an amazing launch. America’s Challenge Balloon Race Inflation started at 2:00 in the afternoon with the official launch completing by 7:15 pm. The day ended with a Twilight Twinkle Glow and a combination of laser show and an impressive fireworks display. The week is filled with continuous events for the public to come out and enjoy and learn from all the pilots and crew. The final day is Sunday, October 15.