Purpose of the flight and payload description
An experiment that made a map of the Cosmic Microwave Background first order (dipole) anisotropy and set stringent limits on higher order CMB anisotropies. It was a test bed and precursor for the 90 GHz (3-mm wavelength) of the COBE satellite.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 11/19/1982 at 17:16
Launch site: Balloon Launch Sector, Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil
Balloon launched by: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 74.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 11/19/1982
Landing site: Found after two years in a forest in Tapiraí , Sao Paulo, Brazil
No data if was completed the separation of the scientific experience from the balloon.