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Explorer II high-altitude balloon flight...

Item # 683599

November 11, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 11, 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: "STRATOSPHERE BALLOON RISES TO 14 MILES AND BREAKS WORLD RECORD" with subheads and photo. (see)
Complete with 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

Note: The gondola is on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.

Category: The 20th Century