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. 55.98º N - Lon. 57.65º O)
Balloon launched by:
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-118
Flight identification number: WRI 542
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 50 kms.
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