Purpose of the flight and payload description

SCRIBE is a balloon-borne, high resolution Fourier transform spectrometer designed to measure atmospheric emission at stratospheric altitudes with high resolution (0.06 cm) and high sensitivity.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/30/1986
Launch site: Roswell Industrial Air Center, New Mexico, US  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (AFGL)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen - 1.330.000 cuft (Stratofilm)
Balloon serial number: SF145.67
Flight identification number: H86-10
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/30/1986
Payload weight: 3008 lbs

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