Purpose of the flight and payload description

Technological flight including modifications to correct the fault of transmission experienced on the past two flights of the campaign.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 2/29/2004 at 16:00
Launch site: Meteorological Research Institute, Baurú, Sao Paulo, Brazil  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Super Pressure Balloon 10 mts
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 5/19/2004 at 6:00
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 80 d
Landing site: In Madagascar Island
Campaign: HIBISCUS  

External references

Images of the mission


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