Description of the payload

This is a new generation detector evolved from the Emulsion Cloud Chamber (ECC) wich has played an important role for the cosmic-ray research. The new chamber was maximized and extended advantages of ECCs as well as overcome difficulties in the analysis of the events that occur inside the detector.

Details of the balloon flight and scientific outcome

Launch site: Sanriku Balloon Center, Iwate, Japan  
Balloon launched by:  
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model B100 100.000 m3
Flight identification number: B100-9

External references and bibliographical sources

Images of the mission