Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/25/1955
Launch site: USS Staten Island (AGB-5) anclado al E de Newfoundland (Canada) Lat. 47.73º N - Lon. 52.50º O
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-144
Flight identification number: WRI 519
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/25/1955
Landing site: Payload no recoverable

Succesfull launch and float altitude reached

Failed ignition.

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