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Proceedings, AFCRL Scientific Balloon Workshop, 1965

Report Number: AFCRL-66-309
Author: Korn, Arthur O., Jr. (Ed.)
Laboratory: Aerospace Instrumentation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-05
Pages: 117
Project: 6665
Task: 6665-01
AD Number: AD0634765

The AFCRL Scientific Balloon Workshop was held in September 1965 for the purpose of exchanging information on recent developments in balloon materials, designs, launching techniques, and flight control. In addition to informal meetings of small groups and panel discussions, 13 prepared talks were presented, of which 10 are contained herein. Subjects include: analyses of flight statistics, StratoFilm flight results, methods for testing balloon materials, creep failure theory, tandem balloon systems, and balloon recovery systems.

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