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Who Invented the Balloon


There are several stories towards invention of balloons. Both gas filled and hot-air balloons were invented in the year 1783. Etienne Montgolfier and his brother Joseph from France noticed that bits of paper floated in the hot air escaping the chimney when the fire of their kitchen was alight. They tried an experiment based on the same process with paper bags in 1782. They made paper bags out of cloth lined with paper. In a […]