Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 3/8/1967
Launch site: Page Airport, Arizona, US  
Balloon launched by: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 10.600.000 cuft (0.9 Mil.)
Flight identification number: 284PA
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 3/9/1967
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 15 h 45 m
Payload weight: 1805 lbs

Successful flight

External references

Images of the mission

Preparing the POLARISCOPE for launch from Page Arizona The Polariscope gondola just released from the launch truck After launch the balloon is ascending    

If you consider this website interesting or useful, you can help me to keep it up and running with a small donation to cover the operational costs. Just the equivalent of the price of a cup of coffee helps a lot.