Purpose of the flight and payload description
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 9/2/1962 at 2:42 local time
Launch site: Calvinia Airport, Northern Cape Province, Southafrica
Balloon launched by: G.T. Schjeldahl Co.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Schjeldahl - 950.000 cuft
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/2/1962 at 17:04
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 12 h
Landing site: Near Piketberg, Western Cape, Southafrica
- Winning information from the skies - 107.000 feet up AFROX Magazine Vol. 1 Nº 5 - December 1962
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