Balloon to the Moon
by Gill Arbuthnott, Chris Nielsen
Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers were making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and beyond.
But why stop there?
Learn about the great innovations of the past, then get ready for BLAST OFF into an unknown but exciting future.