Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Apr 8, 2021  |  :   good-reads, history, newsroom, science, stories

On September 19th, 1783, at the royal palace in Versailles, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier introduced the King and Queen of France to their redoubtable 500lb invention, a curious brightly painted contraption of sackcloth and paper, wrapped in a fish net ...

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