Ballooning history

On 3 February, 1902, Robert F. Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition was on its way back to McMurdo Sound in the Ross Sea of Antarctica.
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Any balloon pilot who has been lucky enough to make a balloon flight across the Alps will probably tell you it was the best flight
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  7 January 1785 - the day Jean Pierre Blanchard and Dr. John Jeffries became the first aeronauts to fly across the English Channel .
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Ryan O'Neal has died and not one media story mentions his role in the feature film 'Green Ice' . Our president doubled for him in
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The Dante balloon group can proudly call themselves 'the oldest balloon group still active'. It was formed on 5 December in 1971 by a group
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  Terry Adams has enjoyed an illustrious career in ballooning but before that he was a dashing young Lieutenant in the Royal Navy and surely
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On 28 November 1959 the Stratolab IV balloon ascended to 81,000 feet with a 16 inch Schmidt infra red telescope attached to the top of
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On 26 November 2005 Dr.Vijaypat Singhania broke the world altitude recode for hot air balloons after reaching 68,986 feet in Mumbai, India. Cameron Balloons built
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All over the world, 21st November is the day balloonists celebrate the anniversary of the first free flight with human beings. In 1783 in Paris,
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It was on this day 16 November 1959 that American balloonist Joe Kittinger made the first high altitude jump.  As part of the Execlsior 1
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  As the crew of Double Eagle V crossed the Californian coast at 9pm on 12 November 1981 they had already been in the air
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On April 13, 1963, pilots Ed Yost and Don Piccard launched the 60,000 cubic foot hot air balloon "Channel Champ" from the village of Rye,
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