Auguste Piccard and Paul Kipfer Are the First to Enter the Stratosphere
On May 27, 1931, Auguste Piccard (1884-1963) and Paul Kipfer became the first men to safely ascend into the stratospher...
Auguste Antoine Piccard
Swiss Physicist, Inventor, and Explorer
Auguste Antoine Piccard was a Swiss physicist, inventor, and explorer who is famous for being the first, with a partner, to re...
Sir Paul Kipfer
Swiss scientist and stratospheric explorer who with Auguste Piccard (1884-1962) was the first to fly in the stratosphere, using the pressurized balloon gondola invented by Piccard (193...
Born January 28, 1884, Basel, Switzerland Died March 24, 1962, Lausanne, Switzerland
Born July 28, 1922, Brussels, Belgium
Auguste Piccard was born into a prominent...
The Swiss scientist Auguste Piccard (1884-1962) is famed for his explorations of the stratosphere and the ocean depths.Born into an academic family in Basel on Jan. 28, 1884, Auguste Piccard was educa...
Auguste Piccard was a scientist and inventor whose exploring instincts took him to record heights and depths. He and his twin brother, Jean Felix, initially achieved prominence together, but Auguste's...