Purpose of the flight and payload description

The balloon carried instrument to measure his performance Apparently several balloons were launched that month

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/6/1978
Launch site: Paardefontein Tracking Station, Pretoria, Southafrica  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Super Pressure Balloon 214 m3
Flight identification number: T05-44
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 11/7/1978
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 62 d
Landing site: Last heard from listening station near Lima, Peru

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