Accession Number:

AD0619695

Title:

PROCEEDINGS, 1964 AFCRL SCIENTIFIC BALLOON SYMPOSIUM

Descriptive Note:

Air Force Surveys in Geophysics

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

427.0

Abstract:

The report contains papers presented at the second annual AFCRL scientific Balloon Symposium covering the advances shown in balloon design, materials, instrumentation, meteorology, and scientific applications since the last symposium held in Boston on 25, 26 and 27 September 1963. Balloon technology presentations include stress studies, new balloon films, sensing elements, telemetry systems and a new balloon locating system. Applications and experience in working with tethered, meteorological and sounding balloons are discussed. In addition, information is presented on such existing programs as BALAST, and Surveyor and such proposed projects as the AFCRL Stratospheric Humidity Program and The Mars Balloon.

Subject Categories:

  • Lighter-than-air Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE