Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/13/1955
Launch site: USS Staten Island (AGB-5) anclado entre Canada y Groenlandia (Lat. 56.37º N - Lon. 58.18º O)
Balloon launched by:  
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-117
Flight identification number: WRI 541
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/13/1955
Landing site: Payload no recoverable

Succesfull launch and float altitude reached

Succesfull ignition of the rocket. Reached an apogee of 20 kms.

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