Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/12/1952 at 9:17 local
Launch site: University of Minnesota Airport, New Brighton, US  
Balloon launched by: General Mills Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen (1.5 mil) 150-V-115
Balloon serial number:  
Flight identification number: Developmental flight # 31
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/12/1952 at 23:00 local
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 14 h
Landing site: Near Maiden Rock, Winsconsin, US

External references

Images of the mission

         

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