Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/2/1999 at 20:22 utc
Launch site: Base di Lancio Luigi Broglio, Trapani, Sicily, Italy  
Balloon launched by: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/3/1999
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~ 14 h
Landing site: Near Nerpio, a town in the Sierra de Segura, Albacete province of Huelva, Spain.

Transmediterranean flight.

External references

  • GPSR-MEBEX Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (via Archive.Org)

Images of the mission

         

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