Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 6/12/1986 at 13:52 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 N29-8/8/8T-28.40
Balloon serial number: R28.40-2-102
Flight identification number: 1423PT
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 6/12/1986 at 22:40 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 9 h 30 m
Landing site: 15 miles E of Seminole, Texas, US

External references

Images of the mission

ISUS instrument  in  the  thermal  blanket  and  gondola<br>suspended from the launch vehicle The

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