Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/29/1998 at 17:44 utc
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 400z Zodiac - 400.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 400Z Nº 77
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/31/1998 at 14:52 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 45 h
Campaign: SABINE (Summer Arctic Balloon International Experiment)  
Payload weight: 1068 kgs
Gondola weight: 269 kgs

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