Accession Number : AD0459623

Title :   HIGH-ALTITUDE BALLOONS. ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Descriptive Note : Surveys of Soviet-Bloc Scientific and Technical Literature.

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV

Report Date : 17 JUL 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The report is a brief annotated bibliography, based on some of the open-source material published in 1963 and the early part of 1964 available at the Aerospace Technology Division and the Library of Congress. Part I contains an evaluation of the state of the art of Soviet high-altitude aerological research by Soviet scientists and a history of the development of Soviet aerological investigations (equipment, techniques, and methods). Part II contains references to balloon equipment: characteristics, methods of assembling, testing, and launching. Part III consists of abstracts of papers on rubber and plastic materials used in the manufacture of high-altitude balloons. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BALLOONS, USSR), (*METEOROLOGICAL BALLOONS, USSR), BIBLIOGRAPHIES, HIGH ALTITUDE, REPORTS, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, RADIOSONDES, FIRE SAFETY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE