Purpose of the flight and payload description


Details of the balloon flight

Balloon launched on: 4/20/2005
Launch site: TIFR National Balloon Facility, Hyderabad, India  
Balloon launched by: National Balloon Facility, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Balloon manufacturer/size/composition: Zero Pressure Balloon SF 372 (12.7 micron + 25.4 micron) - 422,149 m3
Flight identification number: 465
End of flight (L for landing time, W for last contact, otherwise termination time): 4/20/2005
Balloon flight duration (F: time at float only, otherwise total flight time in d:days / h:hours or m:minutes - ): 4 h
Landing site: Near Gulbarga, 250 km W of Hyderabad, India
Payload weight: 697 kgs

External references

Images of the mission


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