Accession Number:

AD0259635

Title:

Manhigh III. USAF Manned Balloon Flight Into The Stratosphere

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOLLOMAN AFB NM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

246.0

Abstract:

This report covers the manned balloon flight MANHIGH III, the third, and last, of a series of flights into the stratosphere directed by the Aeromedical Field Laboratory. Twelve sections prepared by the pilot and the task scientists, describe the vehicle and its performance, selection and preparation of prospective pilots, the principal psychological and physiological parameters of the subject before, during and after the flight, the operation of a sealed environment under space equivalent conditions, cosmic radiation studies, and related problems such as pilots nutrition.

Subject Categories:

  • Lighter-than-air Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE