LEONARDO DA VINCI

Leonardo Da Vinci was proved right June 26,2000,500 years after he sketched design for 1st known parachute.British man,Adrian Nicholas,dropped from hot air balloon at 3,000 meters (10,000 feet),after ignoring expert advice contraption would not fly.Weighs a 85 kilograms (187 pounds). In wide open spaces of Mpumalanga,South Africa.

Mr.Nicholas safely floated down,saying ride was smoother than modern parachutes.He added: "It works, and everyone thought it wouldn't."


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