|Posted on Jul 15, 2009 12:49:12 AM | Matthew Fladeland | 1 Comments ||
Guess I didn’t do such a good job with the weather balloon yesterday. It was cloudy when we got up and got progressively worse during the day - so no first science flight today. Instead the SIERRA-CASIE team has gotten everything ready to go for an early start tomorrow – when the weather is predicted to improve. Flying UAVs IS just like launching spacecraft – if it isn’t technical glitches, it’s the weather! Instead of flying several of us toured the other labs and facilities including the Zeppelin Mountain air quality laboratory and the Kings Bay Marine Laboratory- really neat work that has lots of synergy with our climate change research. We also got to talk to other international researchers and may try to assist their glacier research with CASIE instruments.
Posted by Dr. Pete Worden, Director, NASA Ames Research Center
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