Cosmic Ray Balloon Launched From Lake Michigan

Made:
1961-09-25
maker:
Unknown

Gelatin silver print of an experimental cosmic ray balloon launched from Lake Michigan, taken by an unknown photographer for Planet News Ltd, 25 September 1961. 'Million cubic foot balloon, 180 ft long, launched from USS Lamar on Lake Michigan. Balloon carries payload cosmic ray plates and beleived 1st balloon launch from water.'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14392
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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