Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 2/18/2000 at 18.14
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Montgolfier Infrared 45.000 m3
Balloon serial number: MIR 45 Nº 18
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 3/4/2000
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 18 d
Landing site: near Minsk, Russian Federation.
Campaign: THESEO 2000  
Payload weight: 62 kgs
Gondola weight: 42 kgs

External references

Images of the mission


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