Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/0/1992
Launch site: Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, Norway  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Montgolfier Infrared 7.000 m3
Payload weight: 50 kgs

External references

Images of the mission

MIR inflation. The metalic surface acts like a mirror. MIR inflation. The metalic surface acts like a mirror. Launch. Clearly visible are the two hemispheres the top one of aluminized mylar and the bottom one made of clear polietylene. Launch. Clearly visible are the two hemispheres the top one of aluminized mylar and the bottom one made of clear polietylene.

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