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Not Full of Hot Air!
On September 24, 1852, French engineer Jules Henri Giffard made the very first powered and controlled airflight. He was a thoughtful early airflight pioneer who applied his technical expertise to solving the flight power problem. Giffard built an amazing experimental … Continue reading
On September 23, 1791, German astronomer Johann Franz Encke was born in Hamburg. He studied mathematics and astronomy. The orbits of comets held great fascination for Encke. These couldn’t be seen for many decades at a time before they returned. … Continue reading