History Of Ballooning

On November 21, 1783 the first free flight carrying a human occurred in Paris,¬†France in a hot air balloon made of paper and silk made by the Montgolfier brothers. The balloon carried two men, Francois Pilatr√™ de Rozier and Francois Laurent, Marquis of Arlanders. They stood on a circular platform attached to the bottom of … Continue reading History Of Ballooning