Table 3: Mass budget of the proposed LAS.

ComponentMass, kgFraction, %

LVS rocket mass2703.7
LVS aeroshell300.4
LVS-LAS attach points400.5
Traction cables155121.3
Clustering cable490.7
Top blocks911.2
Joints of traction cable6709.2
Balloons, uninflated456662.6
Balloons avionics block250.3
Total7292100.0
Balloons lift at 39.6 km8649118.6
Ballast of balloons135718.6