Accession Number : AD0020131


Title :   RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIELD OF HIGH ALTITUDE PLASTIC BALLOONS. VOLUME 5


Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 2, 15 Jun-22 Dec 1952


Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/020131.pdf


Report Date : 22 Dec 1952


Pagination or Media Count : 378


Abstract : Contents: Launching summary; Balloon design: (a) Considerations on balloon shape; (b) Calculations of cylinder balloon shapes; (c) Cylinder balloons; (d) Computed natural balloon shape for a specific requirement of the Moby Dick project; (e) Duct appendix. Weeksville inflation tests, Diffusion in balloons, Vertical flight, Instrumentation, Telemetering and Communication. (Not abstracted)


Descriptors :   *BALLOONSONDES , SHAPE , FLIGHT , VERTICAL ORIENTATION , DUCTS , LAUNCHING , COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS , TELEMETER SYSTEMS , REQUIREMENTS , CYLINDRICAL BODIES


Subject Categories : Lighter-than-air Aircraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE