Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 3/20/2001 at 15:11
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 400z 400.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 400Z Nº 81
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 3/20/2001 at ~ 20:40
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 5 h 30 m
Campaign: ARCHEOPS  
Payload weight: 1040 kgs
Gondola weight: 1436 kgs

External references

Images of the mission

   

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