Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/17/2004 at 14;52 utc
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 4 mcuft - SF3-4.001-.8/.8-NAR
Balloon serial number: R4.00-1-28
Flight identification number: 533N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/17/2004 at 20:13 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~ 6 h
Landing site: 37 miles NNE of Ft.Sumner, New Mexico, US

External references

Images of the mission

         

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