Accession Number : AD0019114


Title :   HIGH ALTITUDE BALLOON RESEARCH


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Project 35017


Corporate Author : GENERAL MILLS INC MINNEAPOLIS MN


Personal Author(s) : Giles, Keith C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/019114.pdf


Report Date : 17 Sep 1953


Pagination or Media Count : 25


Abstract : Flight summaries are presented for 11 Skyhook balloons. One flight gave inaccurate pressure-height data as checked with a theodolite. In another, a tear occurred in launching, and equipment was lost. The remaining 9 flights were all successful.


Descriptors :   *METEOROLOGICAL BALLOONS , BALLOONSONDES , INSTRUMENTATION , UPPER ATMOSPHERE


Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE