Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 6/3/1979
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 206.147 m3 (12.70 microns - Stratofilm)
Flight identification number: 1144P
Landing site: Balloon failure at release
Payload weight: 949 kgs.

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