Description of the payload

The first instrument is a photometer to make in situ observations of atmospheric ozone. The third instrument is a two-channel gas chromatograph that is designed for operation on balloons and remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) up to 32 km in altitude.

Details of the balloon flight and scientific outcome

Launch site: Scientific Flight Balloon Facility, Fort Sumner, (NM), US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon SF3-4.001-.8/.8-NA
Balloon serial number: R4.001-1-01
Flight identification number: 416N
Payload weight: 1889 lbs

External references and bibliographical sources

Images of the mission