Conner Prairie Balloon Experience Lafayette, Ind., 1859. Credit: Bass Photo Company Collection, Indiana Historical Society

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Continue your ballooning adventure even after you leave 1859 Balloon Voyage! Check out the Science Concepts section to learn how exactly ballooning works. Discover how scientific pioneers like John Wise and Charles Wetherill changed the way we live, and explore Balloon Flight Through History for a virtual historic tour. Still curious? Delve into the same books and resources we used to develop 1859 Balloon Voyage!