Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/27/1955
Launch site: USS Staten Island (AGB-5) anclado en el Mar de Labrador (Canada) Lat. 58.05º N - Lon. 53.97º O
Balloon launched by:  
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-143
Flight identification number: WRI 522
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/27/1955
Landing site: Payload no recoverable

Succesfull launch and float altitude reached

Failed ignition.

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