Hot Air Ballooning - A Virtual Tour

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History of the Hot Air Balloon
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The Hot Air Balloon has served many purposes during its history: Demonstrating physics principles, racing and endurance contests, transportation, serving war efforts and many more. What is clear is that the challenge of hot air balloon flight is what has made the sport endure.

To learn more about hot air balloon history, click on the dates in the timeline. To watch a video on balloon flight history, click on the image.

Be sure to check the source web pages as listed below and then complete the questions on Hot Air Balloon History.

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Questions
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Sources
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eBalloon.org

NOVA Online-History of Ballooning

Timeline 1995 1992 1991 1988 1987 1984 1981 1978 1961 19601945193519321794179317851783 YouTube: Ballooning, Blimps and Great Airship History