In 2002, Steve Fosset became the first person to fly around the world in a hot air balloon. Where did he start and land?

in the United States
in Australia
in Brazil
in Russia
Fossett chose a southern hemi­sphere route to take ad­van­tage of pre­vail­ing easterly winds and the lack of mountain ranges. His path after leaving Aus­tralia was straight across the South Pacific, past Easter Islands, and over the southern tip of South America.

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in Australia
in Brazil
in Russia
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flagItaly
13%
71%
11%
3%
52
flagGreece
25%
70%
5%
0%
20
flagSpain
25%
62%
7%
2%
40
flagBelgium
25%
60%
15%
0%
20
flagGermany
29%
57%
7%
4%
208
flagNorway
33%
55%
11%
0%
36
flagLithuania
16%
54%
16%
12%
24
flagthe Netherlands
27%
53%
14%
4%
47
flagPoland
31%
52%
10%
4%
14035
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
51%
11%
7%
419
flagFrance
26%
51%
20%
0%
45
flagSweden
42%
50%
7%
0%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
48%
2%
7%
39
flagthe United States
34%
47%
10%
6%
588
flagCanada
30%
47%
14%
6%
82
flagAustria
40%
45%
0%
4%
22
flagDenmark
42%
42%
0%
15%
26
flagUnknown
41%
39%
12%
5%
377
flagAustralia
43%
39%
9%
7%
41
flagIndia
34%
38%
11%
12%
126

Gender

men49%
women53%
in the United States
33%
27%
in Australia
49%
54%
in Brazil
11%
12%
in Russia
5%
5%

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