Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Video of the launch operations

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 3/11/1971 at 18:23 cst
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 Winzen - 952.000 cuft (0.75 Mil - Stratofilm)
Balloon serial number: 2323-545-5135 SN: 151
Flight identification number: 602P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 3/12/1971
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 9 h 55 m
Landing site: In Meridian, Mississippi, US
Payload weight: 855 lbs

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