Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/2/1981 at 00:13 utc
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 19.992 m3 (25.40 Microns - X-124) - N25S-10T-0.706
Balloon serial number: R0.706-0-106
Flight identification number: 1250P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/2/1981 at 12:31 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 13 h
Landing site: 30 Miles SW of Pecos Texas, US
Payload weight: 441 kgs.

External references

Images of the mission

   

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