Purpose of the flight and payload description
The payload was composed by a particle counter and a particle impactor. These were used to observe aerosol size-number density and individual particle morphology in the troposphere and stratosphere, respectively.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 8/22/1993
Launch site: Xiang He Balloon Launch Center, Hebei, China
Balloon launched by: Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/22/1993
Payload weight: 225 KG
- Balloon-Borne Measurements of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles at Beijing, China in Summer of 1993 Morphology, Size and Concentration
- Number concentration, size distribution and fine particle fraction of tropospheric and stratospheric aerosols China Particuology Volume 1, Issue 5, October 2003, Pages 201-205
- The composition of individual aerosol particle in the troposphere and stratosphere over Xianghe (39.45°N, 117.0°E), China Atmospheric Environment Volume 35, Issue 18, June 2001, Pages 3145-3153
Images of the mission
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