Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 4/2/1958
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-72
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 4/2/1958 at 16:15 local
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 5 h 6 m
Payload weight: 655 lbs

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