Purpose of the flight and payload description
A detector which had been developed for the observation of cosmic primary electrons in the 10 GeV region.
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 9/2/1999 at 6:55 jst
Launch site: Sanriku Balloon Center, Iwate, Japan
Balloon launched by: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model B50 50.000 m3
Flight identification number: B50-45
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/2/1999
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 6 h 55 m
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