Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 2/28/2002
Launch site: Naval Air Station Tillamook, Oregon, US  
Balloon launched by: GSSL
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 363 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 2/28/2002
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 4 h 45 m

Engineering Tests; Orbcomm communications, thermal control & evaluation, altitude control manual ballasting

External references

Images of the mission

 

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