Details of the balloon and launch operations
Launch site:Domingos Rego Aerodrome, Timón, Maranhao, Brazil
Launch team: CNES
Balloon: Open balloon model 150z 150.000 m3
Serial number: -
Flight identification number: -
Campaign: ELBC (Equatorial Large Balloon Campaign)
Payload weight: 250 kg
Gondola weight: -
Overall weight: -
The balloon was launched at 23:05 local time by dynamic method using an auxiliary balloon, but a hole in it prevented the flight. The instrument was dragged on the ground so after a few minutes the flight was aborted.
The balloon and the payload were recovered 3 kilometers from Timón (MA) by an helicopter.
Description of the payload or experiment
Responsable institution: Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Lämmerzahl
A cryogenic ozone collector wich collect the ozone in the stratosphere and after recovery of the payload, the ozone isotopic distribution is analysed in the laboratory.
Performance in flight and data obtained
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