Description of the payload

To measure profiles of atmospheric trace gases.

Details of the balloon flight and scientific outcome

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 29.000.000 ft3 - SF3-29.47-.8/.8/.8-NHR
Balloon serial number: W29.47-2X-45
Flight identification number: 534N
Campaign: BOS  
Gondola weight: 3560 lbs

External references and bibliographical sources

Images of the mission

Pre-launch preparations in the middle of a fog bank Launch configuration The payload after the landing. Curiously, the gondola remained upright.