steve fossett


steve fossett

American businessman and adventurer, who set a number of world records, most notably in aviation and sailing. In 2002 he became the first balloonist to circumnavigate the world alone, and in 2005 he completed the first nonstop, solo global flight in an airplane.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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