Accession Number : AD0718371

Title :   Skyhook Churchill 1970.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC SIOUX FALLS S DAK FLIGHT OPERATIONS DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Cravaack,Charles H. ; Pappas,Thomas

Report Date : 28 DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 190

Abstract : The program was funded for a period of forty-five days in the field at Fort Churchill, Manitoba. Raven provided a field crew, suspension and rigging hardware, aircraft and helicopter tracking as well as gondola recovery, parachutes, balloon telemetry and control instrumentation, down-range tracking station, and reports and documentation as necessary. Of the nineteen balloons used, sixteen were successful flights. The report describes individual flights, equipment used, flight data, and various program summary information. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGICAL BALLOONS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), (*COSMIC RAYS, MEASUREMENT), (*STRATOSPHERE, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA), LAUNCHING, RADAR TRACKING, RECOVERY, BALLOON EQUIPMENT, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, GONDOLAS, CORDAGE, HELICOPTERS, FAILURE, FLIGHT PATHS, HIGH ALTITUDE, SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES, RESEARCH SATELLITES, CLIMATE

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE