The first balloon was launched back in 1783 by the Montgolfier brothers. Over the past since more than two centuries, mankind has managed to set many records on them. People
The first balloon was launched back in 1783. Even the exact date was recorded, it happened in the summer, on June 5 in the French town of Annon – a ball of canvas pasted over with
The first balloon, launched by the Montgolfier brothers, weighed 140 kg, rose to a height of over 1.5 km and flew 2.5 km.
How does a balloon rise into the air? As follows: the hot air inside the balloon has a density lower than the cold air outside the thin shell. It is for this reason that the ball, relying on the laws of physics and nature, rises into the air and then flies.
Depending on the degree of heating of the air or its cooling inside the ball, the height of the flight is regulated.
Indeed, the height of the flight of the balloon is regulated by temperature, heating or cooling. There are practically no height restrictions; you can literally launch balloons into space.
So, on October 14, 2012, Austrian paratrooper Felix Baumgartner climbed to a height of 39 kilometres in the stratosphere over Roswell, New Mexico in a balloon filled with helium, and made a free fall in a spacesuit to Earth.
At the same time, the balloons lift into the air from 3 to 16 people (on the average). But there are those that are designed for more people. In the past, balloons raised hundreds and hundreds of people, such balloons were called airships.
Balloons are able to rise to a height of 5,000 meters. However, people for entertainment usually lift no higher than 200 meters. This is the safest height, but the landscapes are stunning.
You can fly not only 20-30 minutes in a balloon, but also a day or even a week. There are round-the-world ballooning
One of the most significant records for balloons in 2016 was set by the Russian
Also Fedor Konyukhov is going to set two world records on balloons in 2019 and 2020 – to climb 25 kilometers into the stratosphere and make a double round-the-world flight
Whether it’s a Childhood dream, a Romantic experience or a Thrill of a lifetime, a Hot Air Balloon ride is a bucket list favorite which fulfills dreams, promises stunning views and memories to cherish for a lifetime.
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