FNRS-1

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FNRS-1
Role Record-breaking balloon
National origin Belgium
Manufacturer Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique
Designer Auguste Piccard
Number built 1

The FNRS-1 was a balloon, built by Auguste Piccard, that set a world altitude record. It was named after the Belgian Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, which funded the balloon.

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