Feasibility Study of Balloon Suspension of Nuclear Test Devices
1956 Apr 04
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Sandia Corporation Field Testing Organization flew 42-foot diameter and 62-foot diameter balloons to determine the feasibility of using balloons to support test devices at altitudes of 700 to 1500 feet. A 2000-pound payload was used.