Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/23/1966
Launch site: Natal Air Base, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil  
Balloon launched by: USAF Detachment 31, 6th Weather Wing
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 3.500.000 cuft (0.8 mils.)
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/23/1966
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 7 h 40 m
Payload weight: 637 lbs.

External references

Images of the mission


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