Description of the payload

Observation of the far infrared spectrum, with a modified 30 cm telecope mounted on stabilized platform connected to a Ge-Ga bolometric detector.

Details of the balloon flight and scientific outcome

Trajectory path of the balloons launched in 1979 from Mendoza

Launch site: Mendoza Municipal Airport, Argentine  
Balloon launched by: CNIE - División Globos
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 20.000 m3
Payload weight: 225 kg

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