Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 2/26/2004 at 23:00
Launch site: Meteorological Research Institute, Baurú, Sao Paulo, Brazil  
Balloon launched by: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Montgolfier Infrared 45.000 m3
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 4/6/2004
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 39 d
Landing site: On the Pacific Ocean (9.16º S - 210º W)
Campaign: HIBISCUS  

External references

Images of the mission

SAOZ payload Layout of the MIR envelope with thei caracteristic metallic shine. The full inflated MIR bubble.    

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