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

External references

Images of the mission


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