Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/1/1972
Launch site: Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport, Missouri, US  
Balloon launched by: Raven Industries Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 33.100.000 cuft Natural Shape (0.9 mils.) 1 Cap. (0.9 Mils) Stratofilm
Balloon serial number: SN:2
Flight identification number: Raven Nº 1341
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/2/1972
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 25 h 50 m
Landing site: 25 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee, US
Campaign: SKYHOOK 72  
Payload weight: 3615 lbs.

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