Purpose of the flight and payload description

The payload consisted of photography and videography equipment used to document and evaluate the curvature of earth. The footage obtained probably will be used in future graphic materials to promote World View's plans to send human passengers in balloon-borne flights to the stratosphere starting in 2024

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 1/5/2022 at 10:00 local
Launch site: San Manuel Ray Blair airport, Arizona, US  
Balloon launched by: World View Enterprises
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon  
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/5/2022
Landing site: Near San Simon, Arizona, US

External references

Images of the mission

The balloon just released (Image: T.C. Brown)

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