Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 5/18/1954
Launch site: University of Minnesota Airport, New Brighton, US  
Balloon launched by: General Mills Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/18/1954
Landing site: Near Waseca, Minnesota, US

External references

Images of the mission

One of the stages in the inflation and launching of the General Mills ''Super Sky Hook

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