While establishing fast and reliable airmail routes to and across South America, trailblazing aviator Jean Mermoz became a national hero.
The future creator of Star Trek served in the South Pacific as a B-17 pilot, surviving tropical storms, flak and a fatal crash
In 1897 three Swedish aeronauts set out for the North Pole in a balloon, only to disappear in the vast Arctic. Their fate would remain a mystery for 33 years
Apollo astronauts trained for the moon landings on a risky machine that nearly killed Neil Armstrong before he made his “one small step.”