Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 2/7/2002 at 12:44 utc
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 402z 400.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 402Z Nº 84
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 2/8/2002 at 10:20 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 22 h 20 m
Landing site: Near Norilsk, Russian Federation
Campaign: ARCHEOPS II  
Payload weight: 1146 kgs
Gondola weight: 698 kgs

External references

Images of the mission


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