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Early Balloon Flight in Europe

First balloon passengers - 1783

First balloon passengers - 1783

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. A-30985)"

Charles and Robert's.flight - 1783

Charles and Robert's.flight - 1783

Credit - Library of Congress

Filling Charliere with hydrogen

Filling Charliere with hydrogen

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. A-34575)"

"First balloon passengers--a cock, duck, and sheep"

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. A-4691)"

First balloon flight with human passengers.

First balloon flight with human passengers.

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 93-2342)"

First public balloon ascent - June 1783.

First public balloon ascent - June 1783.

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. 77-541-A)"

Blanchard in balloon crossing the English Channel

Blanchard in balloon crossing the English Channel

Credit - Library of Congress

Charles' hydrogen balloon landing

Charles' hydrogen balloon landing

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (SI Neg. No. A-4690)"

   
 



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