Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/13/1972 at 13:40 utc
Launch site: Roswell Industrial Air Center, New Mexico, US  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories (AFCRL)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Tow 356.000 cuft (0.5 Mil) Main: 34.600.000 (0.33 Mil.)
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/13/1972
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 3 h

External references

Images of the mission

Photo: Us Air Force

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