Purpose of the flight and payload description
There is no data available on the purpose of the flight or the experiments performed. Below there is a link to the only known reference.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 9/28/1972
Launch site: Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport, Missouri, US
Balloon launched by: Raven Industries Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 15.000.000 cuft Natural Shape (0.7 mils.) 2 Caps. (0.7 Mils) Stratofilm
Balloon serial number: SN:34
Flight identification number: Raven Nº 1340
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 39 h 10 m
Campaign: SKYHOOK 72
Payload weight: 2798 lbs.
- Flight Summary of balloons made of Stratofilm - 1971 to 1972 Winzen International Inc.- Technical report, Circa 1973
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