The airfield was used for stratospheric balloon launches of the GENETRIX program in 1956
During the 1970 decade, more balloon launches were performed by DLR
Total number of launches performed there: 115
Other balloon launch sites in Germany to be included in StratoCat in the near future
+ 2000 pictures, many historical ones
+ 20 articles from different contributors
+ 11.000 balloon launch records already published
+ 13.500 balloon launch records in the full database
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