The Aeronauts: Travels in the Air

Author(s): James Glaisher


In 1862, ambitious scientist James Glaisher set out to do the impossible: ascend higher into the skies than ever before. A pioneer of weather forecasting and of photography, he wanted to take ground-breaking research measurements from different altitudes. Before aeroplanes, the only unpredictable available method of air transportation was the hot air balloon. This is his memoir, detailing death-defying air ballon journeys in his own words. Soon to be a movie starring Eddie Redmayne as Glaisher.


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General Fields

  • : 9781612197968
  • : Melville House Publishing
  • : Melville House Publishing
  • : 0.368317
  • : July 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Glaisher
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 144