Montgolfier hot air balloon

Montgolfier hot air balloon (NASM 2015) 3494

Representation of the Montgolfier hot air balloon at the National Air & Space Museum in Washington DC. Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent, the Marquis d’Arlandes, became the first human beings to make a free flight in the Montgolfier balloon in 1783.


Montgolfier hot air balloon; Smithsonian NASM 2015