Purpose of the flight and payload description
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 9/24/1955
Launch site: USS Staten Island (AGB-5) anclado al NE de Nova Scotia (Canada) Lat. 44.58º N - Lon. 60.73º O
Balloon launched by:
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-137
Flight identification number: WRI 518
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/24/1955
Landing site: Payload no recoverable
Succesfull launch and float altitude reached
Succesfull ignition of the rocket. Reached an apogee of 100 kms.
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