Purpose of the flight and payload description

Test flight of a scale balloon of the original (26.000.000 ft3 of volume) to be used for the PEPP program (Planteray Entry Parachute Program)

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 5/26/1966
Launch site: Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, New Mexico, US  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories (AFCRL)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Schjeldahl Tandem - Tow: 119.000 cuft (GT-11) Main: 3.200.000 cuft (GT-112.1)
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/26/1966

Succesful flight

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