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NOAA Photo Library Image - libr0458

The first manned balloon ascent on October 15, 1783, to a height of 25 meters. This ascent was made by the Marquis d'Arlandes and Pilatre de Rozier. In: "Histoire des Ballons et des Aeronautes Celebres," by Gaston Tissandier, 1887, p. VII. Library Call Number TL616 .T57 1887.

Image ID: libr0458, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection


Category: Treasure/Ballooning/Art/

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