The horrifying event of May 6, 1937 is so well known that most can identify it with the sound of only three words: "Oh, the humanity!" The Hindenburg disaster killed 36 people and brought the once-bright era of lighter-than-air transport to a screeching halt. But if it weren't for a U.S. ban on the export of helium gas, who knows how the future might have turned out?
The Future Is Lighter Than Air
Written by Ashley Hamer May 2, 2017
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