Purpose of the flight and payload description

Flight qualification mission for the Stratofilm SF-450 / 37 "Heavy" balloon.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/19/2009 at 13:50
Launch site: Scientific Flight Balloon Facility, Fort Sumner, (NM), US  
Balloon launched by: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Raven - 39.000.000 cu ft
Flight identification number: 601NT
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/20/2009 at 12:40
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 23 h
Landing site: 20 km N from Las Vegas, New Mexico, US

Images of the mission


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