Élisa Garnerin Ascent

Balloon in the air with small crowd below.
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The daring Élisa Garnerin, a member of a pioneering French ballooning family, tops a balloon ascent from Lille, France, with a parachute descent to Earth. She made 30 parachute jumps between 1815 and 1836.

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