History of the use of balloons in scientific experiments

@article{Pfotzer1972HistoryOT,
  title={History of the use of balloons in scientific experiments},
  author={Georg Pfotzer},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={1972},
  volume={13},
  pages={199-242}
}
  • G. Pfotzer
  • Published 1972
  • Education
  • Space Science Reviews

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