Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/8/1952 at 13:33 local
Launch site: University of Minnesota Airport, New Brighton, US  
Balloon launched by: General Mills Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 72.8 ft (x 2 1.0 Mil)
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 24
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/9/1952 at 11:15 local
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 21 h 30 m
Landing site: Kennebec, South Dakota, US

External references

Images of the mission

         

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