Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 4/7/2018 at 6:24 acst
Launch site: Australian Balloon Launching Station, Alice Springs, Australia  
Balloon launched by: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model B500 500.000 m3
Flight identification number: B18-02
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 4/9/2018 at 11:07 acst
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 28 h 43 m
Landing site: 190 km SSE of Alice Springs, Australia

External references

Images of the mission

      Image of the balloon taken by David McDonald who captured it from Alice Springs using a Canon T3i digital camera coupled to a Skywatcher 2700 mm Cassegrain-Maksutov telescope.  

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