• Short Summary

    Balloon pioneer Dr. Jean Piccard takes off from Rochester with a cluster of small balloons.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Dr. Piccard Tries a New Type of Balloon

    USA: Minnesota: Rochester:
    EXT

    USA: Iowa: Lansing:
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    BALLOONS Dr Jean Piccard's Cluster of Balloons catch fire


    PICCARD, Dr Jean (Brother of Prof Piccard) Ascend with Cluster of Balloons,which catch fire at Rochester Minnisota


    Science and Technology; Disasters and Accidents; Failures

    high-altitude balloonist, clustered high-altitude balloons, invention, inventor, Auguste Piccard, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Gene Roddenberry, Century of Progress, 1933 World's Fair, plastic balloons
    Background: Balloon pioneer Dr. Jean Piccard takes off from Rochester with a cluster of small balloons rather than one large one, achieves a height of two miles, and lands relatively unharmed in Iowa after the balloons burst and burn the gondola

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4QCR369LK3HITE0YTFVSDMACS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4QCR369LK3HITE0YTFVSDMACS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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