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.
- Cosmic ray composition measurements and high energy ionization spectrometers NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD, United States (1974)
- Measurement of the Primary Cosmic electron Spectrum from 10-GeV to About 250-GeV NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Greenbelt, MD, United States (1975)
- Flight Summary of balloons made of Stratofilm - 1971 to 1972, Technical report, Winzen Research International. Circa 1973 - Stratocat's private collection
- The Shape of the Primary Cosmic Ray Electron Spectrum Above 10 GeV 13th International Conference on Cosmic Rays, Denver, Colorado, Volume 1., p.347
- Twenty-Five years of SKYHOOK Naval Research Reviews, February 1973
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