Steve Fossett

Steve Fossett
SLP2001081706- 17 AUGUST 2001- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: A green stick pin on a map in the Solo Spirit Mission Control Center at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, marks the spot where balloonist Steve Fossett put his balloon down in his attempt to circle the world in a balloon, August 17, 2001. After 12 1/2 days, Fossett landed about 25 to 30 miles southwest of Bage, Brazil, close to the border of Uruguay. Fossett landed after struggling with rough weather of light snow and ice, last night. mk/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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