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.)
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.
- Balloon Flight Record Facilities for Atmospheric Research Nº 3 - Spring 1967
- High Altitude Balloon Sampling Program in HASL-182 Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report, March - June 1967
- High Altitude Balloon Sampling Program in HASL-184 Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report, Sept. - Dec. 1967
- Projeto Sonbalfa in Esboço Histórico Da Pesquisa Espacial No Brasil, Pag.13-14
Images of the mission
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