The Pre-Astronauts: Manned Ballooning on the Threshold of Space
Looks at the history of the exploratory high-altitude balloon trips of the fifties and early sixties into the stratosphere, and the people that risked their lives to make the flights a success.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rreis - LibraryThing
Well done research and nicely written about the history of stratospheric exploration in balloons. Especially relating to the Manhigh, Excelsior and Strato programs. I would like more insight into the ... Read full review