Purpose of the flight and payload description

The main purpose of the flight was to perform a technology demonstration to validate several systems developed at the Columbia Balloon Scientific Facility, under supervision of Robert Mullenax acting as principal investigator.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/25/2022 at 12:57 utc
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 Aerostar 4.000.000 cuft
Flight identification number: 722NT
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/26/2022 at 9:55 utc (L)
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 21 h
Landing site: 32 km NE of Seligman, Arizona, US

External references

Images of the mission

     

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