Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/13/1977
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 612.093 m3 (22.8 microns - Stratofilm)
Flight identification number: 1041P
Landing site: Balloon failure at 2.1 km of altitude
Payload weight: 2952 kgs.

Balloon Failure at 2.1 km

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