Operation High Dive
Operation High Dive (also known as Project High Dive) was a secret project carried out during the 1950s by the United States Air Force. It tested high-altitude parachutes using anthropomorphic dummies. The dummies went into a 200 rpm flat spin, which would be fatal to a human. Further investigations on this led to Project Excelsior. It may later have been confused with Project Mogul and thus helped form the account of the Roswell UFO Incident.
- History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics - Part IV
- Anthropomorphic dummy balloon drop test
|This United States Air Force article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about aviation is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|