@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #hotairballoon This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 4 posts .

As the twentieth century neared, the balloon had been in existence for over a hundred years and, except for a small number of newly introduced airships and gliders, was the most prevalent form of aviation up to that time. This image was posted on October 18, 2018. #intotheether #hotairballoon #hotairballoons #balloon #balloons #ballooning #avgeek #aeronaut #earlyaviation #bayareahistory #oakland #1900s
During the late nineteenth century, aeronauts tested the practical capabilities of the balloon with newly introduced technologies such as photography. This image was posted on August 16, 2018. #intotheether #hotairballoon #hotairballoons #balloon #balloons #ballooning #avgeek #aeronaut #earlyaviation #book #bookstagram
Susan Hale (1833-1910) edited the six numbers of the Balloon Post, a news sheet in 1871 about airmail via balloon to raise funds for the relief of French war refugees from the Franco-Prussian War. This image was posted on August 03, 2018. #intotheether #hotairballoon #hotairballoons #balloon #balloons #ballooning #avgeek #aeronaut #earlyaviation #susanhale #balloonpost #airmail #womeninaviation