Balloon Aftermath NPR's Mark Roberts reports that three days after their attempt to circumnavigate the earth in a balloon failed, Richard Branson and Steve Fossett say one of their most worrisome moments was not ditching in the Pacific Ocean. Rather, it was not knowing whether they might be shot down while straying off course over China.
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Balloon Aftermath

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Balloon Aftermath

Balloon Aftermath

Balloon Aftermath

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NPR's Mark Roberts reports that three days after their attempt to circumnavigate the earth in a balloon failed, Richard Branson and Steve Fossett say one of their most worrisome moments was not ditching in the Pacific Ocean. Rather, it was not knowing whether they might be shot down while straying off course over China.