Giffard's Steam Dirigible - Steam Culture

Learn what a Dirigible is and how the first ones were steam powered!

Today on Steam Culture, Brent talks one again about our favorite steamy Frenchman, Henri Giffard. While Giffard's claim to fame was the steam injector, he also made a dirigible (or airship). As with most things Giffard, he used steam to help create propulsion for the craft. Watch as Brent talks about the steam dirigible and how it worked.

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