For those following this story, just imagine! Today, Michel Fournier was going to make history if he broke the records by falling off from the stratosphere. Alas, the helium-filled balloon would have been worth every cent of the $200,000 (no error in the zeroes) it cost, if only... But in what seemed to be a … Continue reading $200,000 go up in thin air!
Michel Fournier, a retired French army officer has been preparing for this day for 20 years, having spent just as many million dollars - yes, 20 million dollars - in his search to enable him fly as high as almost 25 miles (that’s 132,000 feet) above ground level in about two hours - so he … Continue reading ‘The Great Leap’ to be attempted by 64-year-old!