Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/10/1980
Launch site: Base di Lancio Luigi Broglio, Trapani, Sicily, Italy  
Balloon launched by: National Scientific Balloon Facility (NSBF)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon Winzen 514.654 m3 (15.24 microns Stratofilm)
Flight identification number: 168N
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/11/1980
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): F 19 h
Landing site: In Spain
Payload weight: 1658 kgs

Transatlantic flight aborted

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