Up Up and a Vader

5/20/2007 3:59 AM PDT

Up Up and a Vader

Darth Vader is Back ... and full of hot air!


An 85-foot tall hot air balloon fashioned to look like the infamous helmet of "Star Wars" warlord Darth Vader took to the skies Thursday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the the original film. The $135,000 gas bag took flight in the small town of Ceroux, Belgium as part of a hot air balloon festival.

It is unknown whether the balloon is impenetrable to The Force.