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Jacques Charles

Jacques Alexandre César Charles (November 12, 1746 – April 7, 1823) was a French inventor, scientist, mathematician, and balloonist.

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Jacques Charles - Commemoration
... A stele at Nesles-la-Vallée marks the Charles-Robert flight of 1 December 1783. 2.171 Image of commemorative stele The Coupe Charles et Robert was an international ballooning event that was run in 1983 in parallel with the Gordon Bennett Cup ...
Gas Balloon - History
... Designed by professor Jacques Charles and Les Frères Robert, it carried no passengers or cargo. 1783 their second hydrogen-filled balloon made a manned flight piloted by Jacques Charles and Nicolas-Louis Robert, 10 days after the first manned flight in a Montgolfier hot air balloon ... The next project of Jacques Charles and 'Les frères Robert' was La Caroline, an elongated steerable craft that followed Jean Baptiste Meusnier's proposals ...
Quebec Autoroute 20 - Exit List
... Baie-D'Urfé 42 Rue Morgan Beaconsfield 45 Avenue Woodland 48 Boulevard Saint-Charles Pointe-Claire 49 Avenue Cartier 50 Boulevard Saint-Jean Signed as exits 50S (south ... Mirabel Airport 61 Rue Norman Westbound exit and entrance 62 1re Avenue, Rue Saint-Jacques - Ville Saint-Pierre Westbound exit is via exit 63 ... Route. 8) Route 134 (Boulevard Taschereau) – Pont Jacques-Cartier, Montreal 85 (Ex ...
History Of Ballooning - First Hydrogen Balloon
... Professor Jacques Charles, having studied the work of Cavendish, Black and Tiberius Cavallo, conceived the idea that hydrogen would be a suitable lifting agent for balloons ... Jacques Charles designed the hydrogen balloon, and the Robert brothers invented the methodology for constructing the lightweight, airtight gas bag ... Jacques Charles and the Robert brothers launched their balloon, the world's first hydrogen-filled balloon, on August 27, 1783, from the Champ de Mars (now the site of the Eiffel Tower) Benjamin Franklin ...

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