Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 12/23/2007
Launch site: Williams Field, McMurdo Station, Antarctica  
Balloon launched by: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven - 39.000.000 cuft - (0.8 Mil)
Flight identification number: 578N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/22/2008 at 8:18
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 30 d 15 h 37 m
Landing site: 225 nautic miles SE of the Patriot Hills Station.

External references

Images of the mission

         

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