National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.). Balloon Facility.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - NSBF
Scope and Contents The National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF) Records document the early days of the NSBF while it was managed by NCAR. Records illuminate the logistics of conducting balloon flights abroad and at home, particularly during the Cold War era. The collection offers a window into instrumentation, modifications, and issues with balloons and electronics packages. The collection includes correspondence, memos, budgets, reports, proposals, and papers. Selections from this collection are available...
Identifier: - RLC-0bb200c1-7a42-4fc3-af90-552c4bcc9d47
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Chasson Papers document the committee and advisory work of Dr. Chasson during his time as the Vice Chairman of the UCAR Board of Trustees.¬† Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, agenda, program plans, handwritten notes, clippings, and photographs.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the offical records of the HAO Director Robert M. McQueen. It covers his early research days at John Hopkins through his entire career at NCAR. The collection is organized into nine series, primarily organized by the programs and projects he was involved in.
Identifier: - 04-VEL
Scope and Contents The Vincent E. Lally papers document over thirty years of using high-altitude balloons in the atmospheric sciences. Dr. Lally's papers include the many projects he oversaw as well as his work at the National Scientific Balloon Facility. These papers include correspondence, research notebooks, data, maps, graphs, photographs, and films. Selections from Dr. Lally's papers are available online.