Purpose of the flight and payload description

Also included as piggyback two other experiences "CACTµS" (Compact Array of CdTe µ-Spectrometer) - and "MULID" (Qualification of a lidar for tropical cirrus study).

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/10/2002 at 23:09 local
Launch site: Base di Lancio Luigi Broglio, Trapani, Sicily, Italy  
Balloon launched by: Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 400.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/11/2002
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): ~ 12 h
Landing site: In Spain

Transmediterranean flight

External references

Images of the mission

     

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