Timeline created by MoeJoe475
  • Apr 11, 1250

    Roger Bacon

    BaconRoger Bacon, English cleric, writes about mechanical flight
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Leonardo Davinci

    Leonardo Davinci
    Leonardo da Vinci designs flying machines and parachute.
  • Giovanni Borelli.

    BorelliGiovanni Borelli, Italian mathematician, concludes human muscle is inadequate for flight.
  • Jacques Alexandre César Charles

    Jacques Alexandre César Charles and M.N. Robert fly in a hydrogen balloon.
  • George Cayley

    George Cayley's biplane design is published.
  • Wright Brothers

    Wright BrothersOrville and Wilbur Wright make first powered, sustained, and controlled flight in a heavier-than-air flying machine.
  • Robert H. Goddard

    Robert H. Goddard
    Robert H. Goddard makes first free flight of a liquid-fueled rocket.
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly a solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight.
  • Space Station.

    First crew arrives to take up residence in the International Space Station.