Ben Franklin's Balloons
Season 41 Episode 17 | 52m 52s | WETA Passport
The first stage in human flight didn’t begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, but with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th century Paris. In a period of just 19 months, humanity not only left the ground for the first time but thanks to a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers, developed all the essential features of today's hot air air and gas balloons.
Aired: 10/22/14 | Expires: 10/21/24 |
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