Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/14/1995 at 13:37 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 SF3-424.37-080-NSCHR-X-ST
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2X-15
Flight identification number: 407N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/14/1995 at 20:53 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 8 h
Landing site: 17 miles NW of Wichita Falls, Texas, US
Payload weight: 5617 lbs

External references

  • NASA Balloon Flights (1989-1998) in NASA Historical Data Book, Vol. VII: NASA Launch Systems, Space Transportation, Human Spaceflight, and Space Science, 1989-1998

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