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   The TS93 balloon and gondola after take off.

The TS93  instrument was flown from Fort Sumner, New Mexico, on 1993 September 8 at a constant altitude of 36 km at an average depth of 4.5 g cm-2 of residual atmosphere for a period of 25 hr.
Two completely new instruments, a transition radiation detector and a silicon-tungsten imaging calorimeter, were added to the magnet spectrometer already flown. These two detectors provided a proton rejection factor better than 3 10 4.

            Schematic view of the TS93 apparatus.
 

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last update 20/1/01