Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/19/1955
Launch site: Fleming Field Airport, South St.Paul, Minnesota, US  
Balloon launched by: Winzen Research Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 128 ft (2.0 Mils.)
Balloon serial number: 128TT-200-U-53
Flight identification number: WRI 505
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/19/1955
Payload weight: 574 lbs.
Overall weight: 2438 lbs

External references

Images of the mission

 

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