Purpose of the flight and payload description

A balloon-borne magnetic spectrometer to study cosmic rays.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 5/28/1998 at 14:13 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 39.570.000 cuft - SF3-39.57-.8/.8/.8/.8-NHR
Balloon serial number: W39.57-3-12
Flight identification number: 452N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/29/1998 at 14:52 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 20 h
Landing site: 15 miles N of Heber, Arizona, US

External references

Images of the mission

 

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