Accession Number:

AD0411564

Title:

JOINT INDO-UNITED STATES BALLOON FLIGHT PROGRAM 1961,

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AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

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Report Date:

1962-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

201.0

Abstract:

The Joint Indo-U.S. Balloon Flight Program was conducted at Hyderabad, India, from February through April, 1961. A complete report of all phases of this international, cooperative effort is presented, including the details of the balloon flight operations, the preliminary scientific results achieved, and an evaluation of the over-all accomplishments of the program. In additiono the contribution of heretofore un available data on the equatorial stratosphere, the operational success of the program demon strated the feasibility of performing recoverable high-altitude balloon flights in the tropical latitudes. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE