Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 1/17/2002 at 11:30
Launch site: European Space Range, Kiruna, Sweden  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon model 402z 400.000 m3
Balloon serial number: 402Z Nº 83
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 1/17/2002 at 17:30
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 6 h
Landing site: In Finland
Campaign: ARCHEOPS II  
Payload weight: 1296 kgs
Gondola weight: 437 kgs

External references

Images of the mission

        Archeops at the landing site

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