Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Google Doodle: First Air Balloon Flight

Today, Google's celebrating the first form of flight that dates to June 1783. The hot air balloon(globe airostatique), the oldest successful human-carrying flight invented by two brothers Joseph-Michel Montgolfier and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier. "The brothers succeeded in launching the first manned ascent to carry a young physician and an audacious army officer into the sky."

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