Purpose of the flight and payload description

Observation of the ultraviolet spectra of the sun.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/19/1986 at ~09:00
Launch site: Centre de Lancement de Ballons CLBA, Aire Sur L'Adour, Landes, France  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Zodiac 400.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/19/1986
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F + 5 h
Landing site: North of Perigueaux, Aquitaine, France

External references

Images of the mission

 

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