Purpose of the flight and payload description

There is no data available on the purpose of the flight or the experiments performed. Information regarding launch, flight path and landing obtained from public ADS-B tracking networks.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 12/2/2022 at 15:43 utc
Launch site: Spaceport Tucson, 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): 12/2/2022 at 17:40 utc
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 1 h 57 m
Landing site: 12 km E of Virden, New Mexico, US

The balloon was launched from Spaceport Tucson at 15:43 utc on December 2nd, 2022. After a nominal ascent in strong winds (60 knots average) the balloon reached float altitude about 100.000 ft at 17:14 utc. A few minutes later the mission was terminated. The payload reached ground at 17:40 utc in an isolated point located 12 km E of Virden, New Mexico. Total flight time was one hour and 57 minutes.

Both balloon and payload were recovered undamaged.

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