Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/21/1952 at 14:49 local
Launch site: University of Minnesota Airport, New Brighton, US  
Balloon launched by: General Mills Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen Double Wall 2-100-V-122
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 26
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/21/1952 at 15:49 local
Landing site: Balloon burst at 34.000 ft. Payload recovered 9 miles SE of Clear Lake, Minnesota, US

External references

Images of the mission

         

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