Description of the payload

Observation of the far infrared spectrum, with a 30 cm telecope mounted on stabilized platform connected to a Ge-Ga bolometric detector.

Details of the balloon flight and scientific outcome

Trajectory path of the balloons launched in 1979 from Mendoza

Launch site: Mendoza Municipal Airport, Argentine  
Balloon launched by: División Globos, Comisión Nacional de Investigaciones Espaciales
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 60.000 m3
Payload weight: 130 kg

External references and bibliographical sources