Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 4/27/1980
Launch site: Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, New Mexico, US  
Balloon launched by: Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (AFGL)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 11.600.000 cuft (0.5 Mils Cap. 0.9 mils- Stratofilm)
Balloon serial number: 319.18 0.5 NSCR 0.8 Cap. SN:87
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 4/27/1980
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 9 h 10 m
Landing site: 66 miles NE of Roswell, New Mexico, US
Payload weight: 916 lbs

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