Purpose of the flight and payload description

A coded aperture telescope designed for imaging observations of galactic and extra-galactic gamma-ray sources.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/14/1993 at 23:08 utc
Launch site: Scientific Flight Balloon Facility, Fort Sumner, (NM), US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon N17E-8/8/8T-39.00
Balloon serial number: R39.00-02-103
Flight identification number: 369N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/16/1993 at 12:37 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 37 h 30 m
Landing site: 25 miles NE of Lake Havasu, Arizona, US

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