The Explorer Gene: How Three Generations of One Family Went Higher, Deeper, and Further Than Any Before

The Explorer Gene: How Three Generations of One Family Went Higher, Deeper, and Further Than Any Before

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On May 27, 1931, Auguste Piccard became the first human to enter the stratosphere, flying an experimental balloon he invented himself. Thirty years later, his son Jacques went to the bottom of the earth, descending to the Mariana Trench in a submarine built by him and Auguste. To this day, no one has gone deeper. Bertrand, the third generation, was the first person to fly around the world non-stop in a balloon. Now, he’s building his own craft: a solar-powered… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (December 03, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 5.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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