Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/29/1952 at 13:12 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-105
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 28
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/??/1952
Landing site: Payload never recovered. Balloon found in Merignac, France

External references

Images of the mission

         

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