PEPP (Planetary Entry Parachute Program) - TEST FLIGHT
Developed by NASA - Langley Research Center (LRC) / NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Balloon launched on 7/18/1966, from Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, New Mexico, US
Purpose of the flight and payload description
Video of the deployment of the balloon, launch and initial ascent
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 7/18/1966 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 Co. 740.000 m3 (Tandem) End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/18/1966
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 7 h 30 m
Payload weight: 3627 lbs
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