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Scientific Balloons in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Artist's concept of Stratoscope II.

Artist's concept of Stratoscope II.

Credit - ") 2001 National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution (NASM Videodisc No. 2A-2238)"

Top Hat balloon configuration.

Top Hat balloon configuration.

Credit - NASA

Kittinger and White in Stargazer gondola.

Kittinger and White in Stargazer gondola.

Credit - U.S. Air Force

The Stargazer gondola.

The Stargazer gondola.

Credit - U.S. Air Force

Quarters inside the Stargazer gondola.

Quarters inside the Stargazer gondola.

Credit - U.S. Air Force

Boomerang payload.

Boomerang payload.

Credit - NASA

Ultra-Long Duration Balloon.

Ultra-Long Duration Balloon.

Credit - NASA

Top Hat launch.

Top Hat launch.

Credit - NASA

   
 



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