Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/7/1982 at 00:22 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 128.351 cuft (15.24 microns. Stratofilm) SF217.48-060-NSCHR-04
Balloon serial number: W4.211-1-15
Flight identification number: 1302P
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/8/1982 at 12:31 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 15 h 10 m
Landing site: 8 miles SE of Taylor, Texas, US
Payload weight: 1216 kgs

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