Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/12/1954
Launch site: Novi Ligurie, Piamonte, Italy  
Balloon launched by: MILAN
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 4.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/12/1954
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~ 8 h
Landing site: Near Berceto, Italy
Payload weight: 63 kg

External references

Images of the mission

The preparation for the launching of the G-Stack (Picture courtesy of Mr. Franzinetti)

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