Purpose of the flight and payload description

There is no data available on the purpose of the flight or the experiments performed. Information regarding launch, flight path and landing obtained from public ADS-B tracking networks.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/31/2022 at 19:35 utc
Launch site: Naval Air Station Tillamook, Oregon, US  
Balloon launched by: Near Space Corporation (NSC)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Flight identification number: N448FQ
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/22/2022 at 20:30 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 8 h
Landing site: In the Columbia River, near Scappoose, Oregon, US

The short flight and the altitude reached could suggest a failed mission due to some problem with the balloon

External references

Images of the mission

The balloon descending near Scappoosse, Oregon (Image: Roddy Shell) Recovery of the balloon (Image: Scappoose Fire District) Recovery of the balloon (Image: Scappoose Fire District)    

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