On this day in 1978, three Americans became the first people to complete a transatlantic trip in a balloon. They traveled 3,200 miles in 137 hours, 18 minutes.
What does the word transatlantic mean? List other words that you know the the prefix trans. Give their meanings.
They traveled 3,200 miles in 137 hours, 18 minutes. What was their speed?
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