Purpose of the flight and payload description
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 10/12/1974
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 329.213 m3 (12.70 microns - Stratofilm)
Flight identification number: 859P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/??/1974
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 7 h 50 m
Payload weight: 816 kgs.
- National Scientific Balloon Facility Annual Report FY 1975 National Center for Atmospheric Research, November 1975
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