Description of the payload

 

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 Raven 29X - 830.000 m3 - SF3-29.47-.8/.8/.8-NHR
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2X-31
Flight identification number: 514N
Payload weight: 4092 lbs

External references and bibliographical sources

Images of the mission

Balloon inflation. ALIAS II instrument seconds before launching. Balloon ascent