Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 11/19/1968
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US  
Balloon launched by: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Schjeldhal Main 3.050.000 cuft (GT-11) Top 134.000 cuft (GT-11) Mylar Scrim
Flight identification number: 440P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 11/19/1968
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 5 h
Payload weight: 4906 lbs.

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