Purpose of the flight and payload description

There is no data available on the purpose of the flight or the experiments performed. Below there is a link to the only known reference.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 4/9/1959 at 7:14 local
Launch site: Vernalis Naval Auxiliary Air Station, California, US  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories (AFCRL)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 5.250.000 cuft

External references

Images of the mission

         

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