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Explorer II high-altitude balloon flight...
Item # 645960
November 12, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1935
* Explorer II high-altitude balloon record flight
* Albert W. Stephens & Orvil A. Anderson
* Stratosphere - Stratobowl in South Dakota
* 1st humans to witness the curvature of Earth
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ARMY MEN RISE 74,000 FEET ON FLIGHT IN STRATOSPHERE, THEN LAND GENTLY ON FARM" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with four related photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century