Purpose of the flight and payload description

X-Ray telescope

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 9/22/1985
Launch site: Xiang He Balloon Launch Center, Hebei, China  
Balloon launched by: Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon 100.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 9/22/1985

The balloon was launched from the Xianghe balloon station in Hebei Province at 9:13 utc on September 22 May, 1985. After a nominal ascent phase, it reached a float stable altitude of 38 km.

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