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Seventh try to circumnavigate the world solo by balloon for Steve Fossett
Saint Louis, Usa - He is supposed to take off at the end of next month
The American billionaire Steve Fossett said he is ready to start his seventh attempt to make a nonstop solo round-the-world balloon flight. The manufacturer Cameron Balloon confirmed the passionate balloonist had ordered a new aerostat. Fossett, 58, is supposed to take off at the end of next month from Northam, Australia, about a hundred km from Perth. His sixth attempt aborted last summer in Brasil...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency