MkIV Participation in 1999-2000 SOLVE Campaign

MkIV Balloon launch from Esrange, Sweden, Dec 3, 1999

The MkIV is one of three JPL instruments flown together on this 900 kg gondola. The others are SLS and Ozone. The balloon was 11 MCF (350,000 m3) in volume and reached a float altitude of 34 km. Photographs courtesy of Kathy Wolfe.

The gondola is attached to the launch crane.

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