Successful test flight of the Space Exploration Capsule of M/s Halo Space (Spain) from TIFR Balloon Facility, Hyderabad

A plastic balloon designed and fabricated at TIFR Balloon Facility having a volume of 286,652 cubic metres was launched on 7th December 2022 at 0545 hrs (IST) from TIFR Balloon Facility, Hyderabad, with the unmanned HALO Space Exploration Capsule weighing ~620 kg as suspended payload along with telemetry and tele-command packages for two-way communication between the ground station and the capsule and a GPS module for live tracking of the Space Capsule.

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