Accession Number : AD0477464

Title :   SKYHOOK CHURCHILL 1965.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Aug 65,

Corporate Author : WINZEN RESEARCH INC MINNEAPOLIS MN

Personal Author(s) : Nelson, Jean R.

Report Date : 01 JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 173

Abstract : A report is made of furnished personnel, facilities and equipment to conduct the program. The services include: (1) balloons and flight control instrumentation; (2) launching, tracking and recovery operations; (3) a communications network between the launch site of Ft. Churchill, the recovery center at Uranium City and the aircraft; (4) rigging of scientific loads and coordination with scientific investigators; and (5) instructions and facilities for a separate flight program by Southwest Center for Advanced Studies to conduct a series of small balloon flights. This report describes the individual flights, equipment used, difficulties encountered and recommendations for future programs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BALLOONS, HIGH ALTITUDE), SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, TEST EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTATION, ATTACHMENT, LAUNCHING, FLIGHT TESTING, RECOVERY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), ALTIMETERS, RADIO BEACONS, BAROMETERS, CANADA, UNITED STATES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, DESTRUCTORS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, TABLES(DATA), GRAPHICS.

Subject Categories : Lighter-than-air Aircraft
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE