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Baikal could fly over 100 years

September 12 2007

Russian balloonists flew over Lake Baikal in a balloon. In the 100 years since the first attempt, the journey could not be anyone.

Go to the expedition were preparing for years. Balloon was equipped with the latest navigational equipment, the situation in the sky, found out through a small probe, scout, and with the earth for flight following forces MOE and defense. The flight took only a few hours.

According to the participants of the expedition, their goal was not to conquer the Baikal, and defend it, that is to draw attention to the problems of pollution of the lake. NTV reports.

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