Description of the payload

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/25/2000 at 13:53 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 800.000 m3 - SF3-424.37-080-NSCR-02-ST
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2-18
Flight identification number: 490N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/26/2000 at 14:37 utc
Balloon flight duration (d:days / h:hours / m:minutes): ---
Landing site: 8 miles N of Snowflake, Arizona, US

External references

Images of the mission

View of the balloon from the Very Large Array antennae complex located near Socorro, New Mexico