Accession Number : AD0259635


Title :   Manhigh III. USAF Manned Balloon Flight Into The Stratosphere


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MISSILE DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOLLOMAN AFB NM


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=AD0259635


Report Date : APR 1961


Pagination or Media Count : 246


Abstract : This report covers the manned balloon flight MANHIGH III, the third, and last, of a series of flights into the stratosphere directed by the Aeromedical Field Laboratory. Twelve sections prepared by the pilot and the task scientists, describe the vehicle and its performance, selection and preparation of prospective pilots, the principal psychological and physiological parameters of the subject before, during and after the flight, the operation of a sealed environment under space equivalent conditions, cosmic radiation studies, and related problems such as pilot's nutrition.


Descriptors :   *COSMIC RAYS , *BALLOONS , *AEROSPACE MEDICINE , SPACE ENVIRONMENTS , FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS , PHYSIOLOGY , PSYCHOLOGY , NUTRITION , MANNED , RADIATION EFFECTS , SCINTILLATION COUNTERS , TEMPERATURE , CLOSED ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS , SIMULATION , FLIGHT TESTING


Subject Categories : LIGHTER-THAN-AIR AIRCRAFT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE