Images of the Past

The Stratobowl Balloon Flights of the 1930s

Season 2 Episode 14 | 6m

The flight of Explorer II reached a height of 72,395 feet (13.71 miles.) Stevens and Anderson collected a significant amount of first-ever information about atmospheric conditions. They also provided the first photographs of earth from that altitude.

Aired: 11/30/15

Rating: NR

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