in History - August 19
August 19, 1973
- The Double Eagle balloon crosses the Atlantic
Well - the impossible
was made possible by a balloon called the Double Eagle,
Ben Abruzzo, Max Anderson and Larry Newman. All three were
from Albuquerque, New Mexico, from where they initially(最初)set
sail. On August 19, 1978, the Double Eagle touched down in
Miserey, France, some 60 miles from the Eiffel Tour in
Paris, where they had first hoped to land. The 3 Americans
made history by completing the first trans-Atlantic(横过大西洋)balloon
crossing while setting an endurance(耐久性)record
of 138 hours and 6 minutes in the air.
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