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Balloon-Borne, High Altitude Gravimetry: The Flight of DUCKY Ia (11 October 1983)

  title={Balloon-Borne, High Altitude Gravimetry: The Flight of DUCKY Ia (11 October 1983)},
  author={Andrew R. Lazarewicz and Brenda J Schilinski and Ralph J Cowie and Catherine L Rice and Peter Moss and Leonard N. Carter},
Abstract : Gravity measurements from a high-altitude balloon were made in late September to verify global and upward-continued gravity models. The first flight was intended to provide balloon motion and environment data with a preliminary estimate of the quality of measured gravity values. A balloon operates in a dynamic, largely unpredictable environment; thus, the gravimeter senses accelerations due to balloon motions as well as gravitational acceleration. Independent measurements of balloon… Expand
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