Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/12/1980 at 00:00 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 198.213 m3 (15.24 microns - X-124) - N25SI-6/7T-700
Balloon serial number: R7.0-1-101
Flight identification number: 1213P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/12/1980 at 12:21 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 13 h
Landing site: 29 Miles NW of San Angelo, Texas, US
Payload weight: 933 kgs.

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