Auˈguste (ɔˈgyst) ; ^ōgüstˈ)
1884-1962; Swiss physicist in Belgium
for balloon ascents into the stratosphere & descents in a bathyscaph
Jean Féˈlix (ʒɑ̃ feɪˈliks) ; zhän fālēksˈ)
1884-1963; U.S. chemist & aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland: also
known for balloon ascents: twin brother of Auguste
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