Accession Number:

AD0260554

Title:

DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF METEOROLLOGICAL BALLOON, CAPABLE OF ASCENTS TO ALTITUDES IN EXCESS OF 120,000 FEET DURING THE DAY AND AT NIGHT

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Corporate Author:

KAYSAM CORP OF AMERICA PATERSON N J

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Report Date:

1961-07-15

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A dual-purpose balloon capable of reaching altitudes of 120,000 ft 60 of the time and altitudes of 110,000 ft 80 of the time was successfully developed. The balloon performs equally well by day and by night. T HIS BALLOON WEIGHS IN THE ORDER OF GRAMS AND REQUIRES A TOTAL LIFT OF NOT MORE THAN GRAM , WHICH IS GRAMS LESS LIFT THAN THE MAXIMUM SPECIFIED. It may be concluded, that the requirements were successfully accomplished. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE