Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 6/30/1997 at 14:52 utc
Launch site: Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Alaska, US  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven 4.0 - 113.000 m3 - SF3-4.001-.8/.8-NA
Balloon serial number: R4.001-1-07
Flight identification number: 435N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 6/30/1997 at 17:22 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 5 h 50 m
Landing site: 12 miles NNW of Nenana, Alaska, US
Campaign: POLARIS  
Payload weight: 1980 lbs

External references

Images of the mission

 

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