Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 1/21/2001 at N
Launch site: TIFR National Balloon Facility, Hyderabad, India  
Balloon launched by: National Balloon Facility, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Antrix - 413.927 m3
Flight identification number: 449
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/21/2001
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 2 h
Payload weight: 697 kgs
Overall weight: 1315 kgs

External references

Images of the mission

Detailed view of the inside of the criogenic sampler        

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