Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/28/1965 at 8:51 cdt
Launch site: University of Minnesota Airport, New Brighton, US  
Balloon launched by: Litton Industries Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 77-1-1 4DRS771 (1.5 mil)
Flight identification number: LITTON 3031
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/28/1965 at 14:40 cdt
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 6 h
Landing site: 5 miles W of Lyndon Station, Winsconsin, US
Payload weight: 257 lbs

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