6 year old Falcon Heene was not found inside when the balloon he was believed to be in made a soft landing near Keenesburg, Colorado about 60 miles from its starting point in Fort Collins, at 1:35 p.m. (3:35 p.m. ET).
People across the world watched as the homemade helium balloon soared 7,000 feet over eastern Colorado for more than an hour and a half.
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