Pilot Amelia Wren and researcher James Glaisher end up in an epic battle for endurance while endeavoring to make revelations in a tourist balloon. The Aeronauts is about pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher’s struggle to survive as they try to explore with a hot air balloon. Pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher decided in 1862 to try something that no one had ever dared to do. In order to discover the secrets of the skies, the pair tries to reach a height never before climbed with a hot air balloon. Wren and Glaisher, who make breathtaking discoveries in the sky, reach the highest point of the atmosphere and struggle to survive.