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From SciAm – August 1908: The Wright Brother’s Aeroplane in France and the U.S. August 8, 2008

Posted by Jim Satterfield in Technology.

100 years ago. And now that device’s “descendants” can carry hundreds of passengers, travel faster than sound and go to the edge of space. My grandparents were young adults back then. In the grand scheme of things it’s nothing in the history of our race, much less our planet. It seems that we’ve come so far but I certainly hope that it’s a bare beginning.



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