Balloon launched on: 7/20/1956 at 15:51 ?
Launch site: USS Colonial (LSD-18) navegando a 300 millas al oeste de la costa de California (Lat. 29.72º N - Lon. 121.53º O)
Balloon launched by: Winzen Research Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon
Balloon serial number: 72.3-150-V-150
Flight identification number: WRI 669
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/20/1956
Landing site: Payload no recoverable
Succesfull launch and float altitude reached
Rocket launched from a balloon carrying X-Ray, Lyman Alpha radiation sensors and telemetry devices.
The main objective of the flight was to study the behavior of the ionosphere during a solar flare.
After reaching float altitude the rocket was ignited and reached an apogee of 120 kms.
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