Purpose of the flight and payload description

This flight transported onboard a CIRCULAR CORONAGRAPH, a specialized instrument designed to block out the light of the sun so that researchers can glimpse the burning star's hot, thin, outermost layer, called the corona

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/4/2022 at 9:30 local time
Launch site: Dachaidan district, Qinghai Tibet Plateau, China  
Balloon launched by: Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR-CAS)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/4/2022

External references

Images of the mission

         

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