Purpose of the flight and payload description
Atmospheric ozone In Situ measurements.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 8/29/1989 at 17:03 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 N29-8/8/8T-28.40
Balloon serial number: R28.40-2-122
Flight identification number: 1488P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/30/1989 at 3:19 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 3 h 44 m
Landing site: 5 miles W of Roby, Texas, US
This flight (ULG-24) was the twenty four mission of the program.
- Dual-beam UV-Absorption Ozone Photometer Atmospheric Observations Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- NASA Balloon Flights (1989-1998) in NASA Historical Data Book, Vol. VII: NASA Launch Systems, Space Transportation, Human Spaceflight, and Space Science, 1989-1998
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