Purpose of the flight and payload description

Second flight

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/28/1981 at 12:26 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 Winzen - 1.331.175 m3 (12.70 microns) / SF 498.00-050-NSCR-01
Balloon serial number: W47.01-2-02
Flight identification number: 1264P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/29/1981 at 14:28 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 22 h
Landing site: 32 miles SW of Dalhart, Texas, US
Payload weight: 2212 kgs

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