Manuscripts and Special Collections

Dr Janet Folkes

Holder of 50 ballooning records for flights, including co-piloting a world record-breaking achievement in Gordon Bennett Cup 2009, spending 69 hours in the air. Janet was an expert in lasers in the Faculty of Engineering.


Photography credit: Nottingham Post

Special thanks to Dr Folkes’ family for agreeing to the use of this image.

Manuscripts and Special Collections

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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