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ERIC Number: EJ157580
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Publication Date: 1977
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Lighter-than-Air Science
MOSAIC, 8, 2, 31-37, Mar/Apr 77
Reviews practical applications, particularly in scientific research, of hot air balloons. Recent U.S. governmental projects in near-space research are described. Lists (1) major accomplishments of scientific ballooning, including discoveries in cosmic ray particles, gamma and x-rays, and other radiation; (2) measurement of fluorocarbon distributions in the atmosphere; and (3) collection of cosmic dust. (CS)
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