Breitling Orbiter 2

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Bertrand Piccard prepared this Breitling capsule for take-off on a Wednesday, January 28, 1998 named the Breitling Orbiter 2 balloon, was for the second attempt to circumnavigate the globe with three people on board.
The Breitling Orbiter 2 breaks the all-time record for flight duration, but the flight ban over China forces the crew to land in Burma after 9 days. Perfect flight duration along about 8,473 km.


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Wow, that's going to be tight inside the capsule for three people. This is a courageous thing to do. Great photograph!