- n someone who flies a balloon
- This was Jean Piccard, stratosphere balloonist, twin brother of Balloonist Auguste Piccard.
- Jean Felix Piccard, 79, bushy-haired cosmic ray scientist and pioneer high-altitude balloonist, whose 1934 ascent to 57,579 ft.
- ALEX RITCHIE, 53, intrepid British balloonist whose airborne acrobatics--and buoyancy of spirit--last year averted mogul Richard Branson's balloon team's death by deflation; from .
News & Articles
- The RC Morning Report for June 21
It’s the first day of summer, and balloonist Whit Landvater was drifting over Gardnerville this morning. There’s not a breath of wind so far today, and it’s warmer by at least 5 degrees than it was on the last day of spring.
June 21, 2013 - The Record-Courier