Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 1/21/1974
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven 14.160 m3 (25.40 Microns - X-124)
Flight identification number: 805P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/21/1974
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 11 h 45 m
Payload weight: 203 Kgs.

Postal cover issued on launch day commemorating the flight

External references

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