Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/22/1982 at 20:28 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 764.436 m3 (12.70 Microns - Stratofilm) SF-411.80-050-NSCR-01
Balloon serial number: W26.36-2-04
Flight identification number: 1309P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/23/1982 at 14:01 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 18 h 25 m
Landing site: 15 miles N of Beaumont, Texas, US
Payload weight: 1033 kgs

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