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  • The Saturn Mission, in particular, is a showcase of new technology and will involve a lander, montgolfier balloon and a sophisticated orbiter. bouldermk

    NASA/ESA Focus On Outer Planet Missions - NASA Watch

  • He foresaw nearly all the forms, parachute and montgolfier, but by boldly adhering to the "heavier than air" principle he constructed the first artificial bird.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • To Lieutenant Procope himself was entrusted the superintendence of the construction of the montgolfier, and the work was begun at once.

    Off on a Comet

  • The two low masts of the schooner had been erected firmly on the shore, and formed supports for the montgolfier, which had been duly covered with the netting, and was ready at any moment to be inflated.

    Off on a Comet

  • Chronometer in hand, Lieutenant Procope stood marking the minutes and seconds as they fled; and the stillness which had once again fallen upon them all was only broken by his order to replenish the stove, that the montgolfier might retain its necessary level.

    Off on a Comet

  • The montgolfier, elongated to its utmost stretch, was manifestly being sucked into a vortex.

    Off on a Comet

  • There was a montgolfier combined with the balloon of inflammable air.

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • It is suspected the heat of the montgolfier rarefied too much the inflammable air of the other, and occasioned it to burst.

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • He plays hoop with barrel-hoops and makes little montgolfier balloons by inflating paper bags. "

    Dieux ont soif. English

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