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19/09/1783 Montgolfier brothers test their balloon

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They called their vessel the Aérostat Réveillon. It had a basket, in which Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier placed a sheep, a duck and a rooster. The sheep was called Montauciel. Names of the duck and the rooster are not known. All the animals survived the flight. Two months later Montgolfier brothers conducted first piloted flight in history.They called their vessel the Aérostat Réveillon. It had a basket, in which Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier placed a sheep, a duck and a rooster. The sheep was called Montauciel. Names of the duck and the rooster are not known. All the animals survived the flight. Two months later Montgolfier brothers conducted first piloted flight in history.
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