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Fossett's capsule exposed in National Air and Space Museum of Washington

Washington, Usa - It has been used for the first solo round-the-world flight in a balloon

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum exposes the gondola from adventurer Steve Fossett’s Bud Light Spirit of Freedom, which completed the first solo round-the-world balloon flight in July. The ceremony took place in the museum’s Milestones of Flight gallery yesterday. The bright yellow capsule was presented by Fossett, who piloted the balloon on a 14-day, 20,482-mile (32,962-kilometer)circumnavigation of th...

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