US "Stargazer" balloon takes off to collect astrological data
Location: Holloman US Air Force Base, New Mexico
Title reads: "Balloon Pioneers: First Clear Look at the Stars"
LS. Balloon named "Stargazer", which will carry two men to 81,000ft, being inflated at Holloman Air Force Base New Mexico. MS. William C. White & Captain Joseph W. Kittinger Jr. climbing aboard the capsule slung beneath balloon.
MS. The two men inside capsule. LS. Pan up with the capsule as it leaves the ground. MS. Men inside capsule. MS. Man giving running commentary during flight from ground. Ground to air shot looking vertically up of balloon in flight. Shot of starry sky including moon taken from capsule. (Comb. FG.)