Balloon plan bursts

 作者:隗倩     |      日期:2019-03-08 02:11:01
Two balloonists who were planning to circle the Earth by riding air currents in the stratosphere (This Week, 9 January, p 12) have abandoned their attempt. The flight, from Alice Springs in Australia, was called off on 15 January after being repeatedly postponed. Crew member John Wallington says the balloon’s gondola was at fault: