The Aeronauts: Travels in the Air

Author:   James Glaisher
Publisher:   Melville House Publishing
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9781612197968


Pages:   144
Publication Date:   08 October 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   James Glaisher
Publisher:   Melville House Publishing
Imprint:   Melville House Publishing
Dimensions:   Width: 12.70cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 20.20cm
Weight:   0.122kg
ISBN:  

9781612197968


ISBN 10:   1612197965
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   08 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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James Glaisher (1809-1903) was an English meteorologist, aeronaut and astronomer who worked at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich for forty-three years. He was a founding member of the Meteorological Society and the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain. He is most famous as a pioneering balloonist and his ascent on 5th September 1862 along with Henry Tracey Coxwell broke the world record for altitude. Introduction by Professor Liz Bentley, Chief Executive at the Royal Meteorological Society, of which Glaisher was a founding member in 1850. She also heads theWeather Club, the public outreach arm of the Royal Meteorological Society, dedicated to helping people understand the weather and its role in our lives and in the life of the planet.

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