Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/5/1952 at 9:19 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-121
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 29
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/5/1952
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 6 h 10 m
Landing site: Payload landed in Stratford, Wisconsin and the balloon was found that night near Walford Station, Ontario, Canada

External references

Images of the mission


If you consider this website interesting or useful, you can help me to keep it up and running with a small donation to cover the operational costs. Just the equivalent of the price of a cup of coffee helps a lot.