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

Succesful flight

External references

Images of the mission


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