Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 6/4/1978 at 09:15
Launch site: Meteorological Research Institute, Baurú, Sao Paulo, Brazil  
Balloon launched by: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 7PRP25 87.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 6/4/1978 at ~ 12:15
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 4 h
Landing site: In Cambuí, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Payload weight: 190 kgs
Overall weight: 260 kg

External references

Images of the mission

 

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