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

         

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