BLAST-Pol (Balloon-borne Large Aperture Sub-millimeter Telescope for Polarization)
Developed by University of Pennsylvania / Brown University / University of Miami / University of British Columbia / University of Toronto / NASA's JPL / INAOE (Mexico) / Cardiff University / University of Puerto Rico / IRA-INAF
Balloon launched on 12/25/2012, from Williams Field, McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Description of the payload
Video footage of the launch
Details of the balloon flight
Balloon launched on: 12/25/2012 at 18:58 utc Launch site: Williams Field, McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Balloon launched by: Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Flight identification number: 638N End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/10/2013 at 21:29 utc
Balloon flight duration (d:days / h:hours / m:minutes): 16 d 3 h 17 m Landing site: 270 miles SSE of McMurdo Station, Antarctica
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