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M.D. Ross prepares to go aloft
Purdue ID NumberPA00090
TitleM.D. Ross prepares to go aloft
DescriptionCmdr. M.D. Ross shown as he prepares to go aloft from iron mine Crosby, Minn., on a 34.7-hour flight for test of cabin environmental control and test of John Hopkins telescope. During flight, which began July 26, 1958, first television broadcast of stratosphere was made (picked up by NBC) from balloon. Balloon landed near Jamestown, N.D. With Cmdr. Ross are, left, Otto Winzen, Minneapolis balloon maker, Capt. Norman Barr, Navy physician.
Date of Original1958-07-26
SubjectsRoss, Malcolm D.
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Alumni & alumnae
Extent of Original1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm.
CollectionPurdue University Alumni
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Binder Number13
RightsCopyright Purdue University Libraries. All rights reserved.;
Date Digitized07/16/2007
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution600 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
URI ark:/34231/c6xp74c0
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