In this artist's rendering provided by the Genesee County Village and Museum, the "Intrepid," a new manned balloon replicating ones used in the Civil War to guide Union artillery against Confederate ... more 
In this artist's rendering provided by the Genesee County Village and Museum, the "Intrepid," a new manned balloon replicating ones used in the Civil War to guide Union artillery against Confederate positions, is superimposed on an historic picture taken of a balloon being launched. The Intrepid is a centerpiece of the Genesee Country Museum's 150th anniversary commemoration of the Civil War. A helium shortage is threatening to deflate the museum's plans for a July 4 launch of the balloon. (AP Photo/Genesee County Village and Museum) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Genesee County Village and Museum
Sat, May 19, 2012 12:55 PM EDT