Images of the Past
The First Flight of the Modern Hot Air Balloon
Clip: Season 4 Episode 3 | 22s
The history of lighter-than-air aviation is a long one but the hot air balloon of today wasn't developed until the late 1950s and wasn't successfully flown untethered until 1960. This is film of the first flight on Oct. 22, 1960 in Bruning, Nebraska.
Aired: 09/28/17 |
S4 Ep9 | 56m
S4 Ep8 | 6m 35s
S4 Ep6 | 28m 55s
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