First Solo Flight Around the World

On March 3, 2005, Steve Fossett completed the first solo around-the-world flight. 

Hot Air Balloon Adventure

On December 31, 1997, Steve Fossett took off in a hot air balloon from Busch Stadium on this day. The trip ended a few days later in Russia, establishing a new distance record.

Steve Fossett Solo Spirit

January 12, 1997

Steve Fossett took off from Busch Stadium aboard his balloon "Solo Spirit" and set a world distance record when he landed in India.