Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/17/1982 at 23:56 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 Winzen 206.063 cuft (12.70 microns. Stratofilm)
Balloon serial number: W7.277-1-03
Flight identification number: 1305P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/18/1982 at 12:53 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 13 h 45 m
Landing site: 38 miles SSW of Longview, Texas, US
Payload weight: 880 kgs

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