Search for anisotropy in the polarization of the cosmic microwave background. Modified version of the MAXIMA instrument.
Balloon launched on: 9/20/2002 at 14:25 utc
Launch site: Scientific Flight Balloon Facility, Fort Sumner, (NM), US
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven 29X - 830.000 m3 - SF3-29.47-.8/.8/.8-NA
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2X-65
Flight identification number: 511N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/21/2002 at 12:13 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 22 h 30 m
Landing site: 16 miles N of Canadian, New Mexico, US
Payload weight: 5554 lbs
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