Sun 7 Mar - Rivals ditch
The C&W balloon is forced down by bad weather over the Sea of Japan . A spokeswoman says Mr Piccard and Mr Jones are "relieved" to hear that the rival crew has been rescued safely.
"We are not pleased at someone else's failure, and our pilots were sorry to hear the news," she said.
Fri 12 Mar - Halfway mark
As they reach the halfway mark above the Pacific, the two pilots are able to open their sealed hatch for the first time in more than a week. They use the opportunity to air the cabin and carry out some housekeeping chores.
Wed 17 Mar - Crossing the Pacific 'puddle'
After six days of nothing but water around them, the two pilots see the coast of Mexico and become the first balloonists to cross the Pacific during non-stop, round-the-world attempt. Support team members say that the experience is "psychologically very important".
"So that little puddle was what they call the Pacific," Mr Jones joked in a conversation with the Geneva control centre.
Thu 18 Mar - Hypnosis therapy
The crew head for the Atlantic saying that only bad luck can spoil their plans. The main fear is fuel, but the support team says later that they were also suffering from lack of oxygen in the cabin.
"Bertrand was suffering from exhaustion on Wednesday afternoon. We were really worried as he was quite breathless."
"He did some self-hypnosis and had a couple of soups and some oxygen and he got a new lease of life."