Purpose of the flight and payload description

Technological experience from CNES

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/6/1977 at 4:45 utc
Launch site: Base di Lancio Luigi Broglio, Trapani, Sicily, Italy  
Balloon launched by: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) / Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 330.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/7/1977
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 22 h 20 m
Landing site: In Aracena, Sevilla, Spain
Campaign: ODISSEA 77  
Payload weight: 450 kg
Overall weight: 670 kg

Postal cover issued on launch day commemorating the flight

External references

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