Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 3/9/1958 at 14:21 local
Launch site: USS Boxer (LHD-4)  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Cambridge Research Center (AFCRC)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen - 128 ft - Natural shape tailored tapeless - 800.000 cuft
Flight identification number: G-66
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 3/9/1958 at 16,00 local
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 2 h 40 m
Payload weight: 761 lbs

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