Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 10/30/2022 at 16:40 utc
Launch site: Roswell Industrial Air Center, New Mexico, US  
Balloon launched by: Sceye Inc.
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Stratospheric Airship Sceye High-Altitude Platform Station
Flight identification number: N519HB
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 10/30/2022 at 21:10 utc (L)
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 4 h 30 m
Landing site: SE of Meadow, Texas, US

External references

Images of the mission

The airship ascending near Roswell, NM The airship seen at float altitude of 50.000 ft The airship after landing near Meadow TX. It's upright due to a small helium bubble still held in the interior of the hull. After caught fire the airship fully deflated. The structure in the image are the tail fins. View of the fully deflated airship and the portion that caught fire and burned up after hitting electrical power wires.

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