Pierre Chabert of Airstar Receives Academy Award

Pierre Chabert, inventor of the lighting balloon and president/CEO of Airstar Space Lighting, will receive an Academy Award for technical achievement on March 1. The award is specifically given for "the introduction of balloons with internal light sources to provide lighting for the motion picture industry."

Although Airstar's balloons are not brand new, according toe awards administration director Rich Miller, achievements in scientific and

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