Tired of ads and lack of privacy on the internet? Try the new approach by clicking here and downloading Brave, the browser that respects your privacy.

61/116
[ stop the slideshow ]

The ascension of Montgolfier’s balloon

The ascension of Montgolfier’s balloon.jpg An aeroplane is a necessity in times of peaceThumbnailsSome types of American and foreign aeroplanesAn aeroplane is a necessity in times of peaceThumbnailsSome types of American and foreign aeroplanesAn aeroplane is a necessity in times of peaceThumbnailsSome types of American and foreign aeroplanes

It was on June 5, 1783 that Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier, two French brothers, sent up the first balloon. You can just imagine the amazement it caused when it arose from the ground.