02/07/2002 Millionaire Fossett flies around the world in a balloon
ARGENTINA: BALLOONIST STEVE FOSSETT'S AROUND THE WORLD ATTEMPT
RUSSIA: INTERVIEW WITH FAILED BALLOONIST STEVE FOSSETT
WORLDWIDE: BALLOONIST FOSSETT LOSES CONTACT WITH CONTROL CENTRE
Steve Fosset continues his solo balloon attempt
Steve Fossett was the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon. He made his fortune in the financial services industry and was best known for many world records, including five nonstop circumnavigations of the Earth: as a long-distance solo balloonist, as a sailor, and as a solo flight fixed-wing aircraft pilot.