Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/23/1952 at 15:37 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-127
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 27
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/25/1952
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 34 h
Landing site: In Wessington Springs, South Dakota, US

External references

Images of the mission


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