Purpose of the flight and payload description

The goal of the flight was to observe the vertical ozone distribution in the stratosphere.

Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 8/28/2001
Launch site: Sanriku Balloon Center, Iwate, Japan  
Balloon launched by: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model BT5 5.000 m3
Flight identification number: BT5-22
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 8/28/2001
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 3 h 45 m

External references

Images of the mission

Pre-flight testings Payload transportation to launch place Balloon deploy    

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