According to the "News and Newspaper Digest" of China Voice of China Central Radio and Television Station, the reporter learned from the front headquarters of the "Peak Mission" Everest Scientific Expedition that this morning (15th) 1 At 26:00, my country's self-developed "Jimu No. 1" type III floating airship lifted off from the scientific research camp at an altitude of 4,300 meters.

At 4:26, it lifted off to more than 9,000 meters, and at 4:40, it reached 9,032 meters, exceeding the height of Mount Everest of 8,848.86 meters, setting a world record for atmospheric scientific observation by airships.

  The "Peak Mission" Everest scientific expedition floating airship comprehensive scientific expedition team has 64 members, which are composed of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Aerospace Information Research Institute and the Changchun Institute of Optics and Mechanics.

  The airship has a volume of 9,060 cubic meters and a total weight of about 2.625 tons. The anchor car on the ground weighs 90 tons.

The observation instruments carried by the floating craft are mainly used to simultaneously record the atmospheric composition data and the water vapor transmission process from the surface to an altitude of 9,000 meters.