Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/27/1980 at 00:30 utc
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven 110.436 m3 (12.70 microns - X-124) - N 25SI-5/7T-3.90
Balloon serial number: R3.9-1-101
Flight identification number: 1211P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/27/1980 at 10:44 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 8 h 20 m
Landing site: 10 Miles N of Odessa, Texas, US
Payload weight: 894 kgs.

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