Manned hydrogen-filled balloon flight

Manned hydrogen-filled balloon flight

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Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: First manned flight in a hydrogen-filled balloon made by Jacques Charles and Nicolas-Louis Robert from the Tuileries, Paris, France, 1 December 1783. Travelled 36km in 2 hours 5 minutes.

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Keywords: 1783, 1st, 36km, aeronautics, art, aviation, balloon, ballooning, charles, chromolithograph, december, first, flight, flying, france, hours, hydrogen-filled, jacques, manned, minutes, nicolas-louis, paris, robert, travelled, tuileries

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