Aerostation



the science or art of operating .
Historical Examples

The future development of aerostation is necessarily difficult to forecast.
The Dominion of the Air J. M. Bacon

But, I resumed, you seem to have valuable documents on aerostation?
A Voyage in a Balloon (1852) Jules Verne

The Chinese have been beforehand with us in all our inventions—printing, artillery, aerostation, chloroform.
The Man Who Laughs Victor Hugo

We will conclude our work with a glance at aerostation as applied to warfare.
Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion

As we have seen, the triumph of aerostation was sudden and complete.
Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion

He closed a life devoted to the pursuit and advancement of aerostation in April, 1864.
The Dominion of the Air J. M. Bacon

The young man had drawn from his great coat a voluminous portfolio; it was a work on aerostation.
A Voyage in a Balloon (1852) Jules Verne

However trifling this experiment may appear at first sight, it added a new fact to the science of aerostation.
Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion

Charles created all the contrivances, or, in other words, all the ingenious precautions which make up the art of aerostation.
Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion

In the earlier days of aerostation, hydrogen presented strong temptations.
British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV Various

noun
the science of operating lighter-than-air craft

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