Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 11/29/1976 at 17:35 CST
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen - 122.334 m3 (25.40 microns)
Flight identification number: 998P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 11/30/1976 at 6:45 CST (L)
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 13 h 10 m
Landing site: 8 km NW of Opelika, Alabama, US
Payload weight: 1356 kgs

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