Purpose of the flight and payload description

 

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 7/11/2007
Launch site: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, Palestine, Texas, US  
Balloon launched by: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven - 37.000.000 cu ft
Flight identification number: ABT#20
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 7/11/2007
Landing site: Aborted launch
Payload weight: 6000 lbs

External references

Images of the mission

The balloon being inflated This is the view of the balloon immediatelly after the failure. The collapsed bag covered the launch pad.

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