National Geographic : 1963 Jan
Lt. JAMt5 J- . PInLLI ANN G,/5 1, . Bo, ILltK I exploded. Gondola and fabric hurtled earthward past the parachutes of two balloonists (center). Puff of dust in a Nebraska cornfield marked the end of the flight (right). Instrument capsule landed nearby; much of the data gained aloft was saved.