Season 24, Episode 3 Three Men and a Balloon

First Aired: October 15, 1996

Fliers from around the world attempt to be the first to circumnavigate the globe (nonstop) via balloon. Included: the effort involved to plan the undertaking; interviews with those making the attempt, among them Virgin Records founder Richard Branson.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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