Purpose of the flight and payload description

The objective of this test flight is to demonstrate a Gemini-SV-1090ES transponder prototype in a relevant environment

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 6/1/2018
Launch site: Madras Municipal Airport, Oregon, US  
Balloon launched by: Near Space Corporation (NSC)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
Flight identification number: SBS-16
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 6/1/2018

External references

Images of the mission

     

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