Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 5/15/2002 at 9:37
Launch site: Centre de Lancement de Ballons CLBA, Aire Sur L'Adour, Landes, France  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 35SF Zodiac - 35.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 35SF Nº 114
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/15/2002 at ~ 10:00
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 33 m
Payload weight: 340 kgs
Gondola weight: 92 kgs

Balloon failed

External references

Images of the mission

Carriying the payload to the launch runway The payload in the launch vehicle being attached to the auxiliary balloon Modern art in a tree created by the bursted balloon descending near the launch site

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