Search for anisotropy in the polarization of the cosmic microwave background. Modified version of the MAXIMA instrument.
Balloon launched on: 5/24/2003 at 15:07 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 - 29.470.000 mcuft - SF3-39.57-.8/.8/.8-NA
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2X-56
Flight identification number: 518N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/25/2003 at 17:05 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 26 h 33 m
Landing site: 8 miles SW of Wickenberg, Arizona, US
Payload weight: 5505 lbs
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