Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/22/1955 at 5:45 local
Launch site: Einarson Flight Station, International Falls, Minnesota, US  
Balloon launched by: Winzen Research Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen - 56.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 173-120-V-8
Flight identification number: AMFL 67 / WRI 506
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/23/1955 at 07:05
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 25 h 21 m
Landing site: 2 miles SE of Middle River, Minnesota, US
Payload weight: 526 lbs.
Overall weight: 958 lbs.

External references

Images of the mission


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