Purpose of the flight and payload description

An experience of 10 experiments of biology (vegetal, animal and celullar) to measure the impact of cosmic radiation on the charge (embryos and cells).

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/2/2001 at 05:47
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): 7/3/2001 at 02:32
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~21 h
Landing site: On the Atlantic Ocean W of Gibraltar strait

Transmediterranean flight

External references

Images of the mission

The gondola in route to the launch place. The balloon bubble seen from the distance minutes before launch Balloon launch

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