Table 6: NASA standard balloon sizes.

Volume, m3Balloon weight, kgSuspended weight, kgEquipment weight, kgBallast weight for 12 h flight, kgBallast weight, kg for 36 h flight, kgNominal altitude, kmSensitivity, m/kg

32847577695318410031536.64.5
3284751461249529523871430.52.2
6597831701195027221565836.61.7
*8041981522136122717052239.62.2
8041982066249529527282836.61.8

Model selected for mass budget calculations.