Purpose of the flight and payload description

A balloon borne tunable diode laser spectrometer devoted to in-situ measurements, in high troposphere and stratosphere, of methane and water vapour.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/8/2002
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Campaign: ENVISAT  

External references

Images of the mission

The SDLA-LAMA instrument. Balloon inflation and launch.

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