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A few more Shuttle pictures

January 25th, 2007 · 3 Comments

In addition to my previous picture postings from the recent work I’ve been involved in with the spac shuttle plume measurements, I have a couple more gems to share with you. The first is a picture of the night time shuttle launch, taken by my advisor, Linnea Avallone. It’s a fantastic shot that captures just [...]

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From PUMA to AGU…

December 12th, 2006 · 2 Comments

I’ve been pretty busy recently. …First, with the PUMA, a field campaign for making measurements of the chemistry/microphysics of the space shuttle plume from aboard the NASA WB-57, and, starting tomorrow, with the Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the actual shuttle launch that happened last Saturday in Cape [...]

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From PUMA to AGU…

December 12th, 2006 · No Comments

I’ve been pretty busy recently. …First, with the PUMA, a field campaign for making measurements of the chemistry/microphysics of the space shuttle plume from aboard the NASA WB-57, and, starting tomorrow, with the Fall AGU Meeting in San Francisco. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the actual shuttle launch that happened last Saturday in Cape [...]

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The WB-57 makes it in Snopes!

November 27th, 2006 · 5 Comments

NASA’s WB-57F is a high altitude research aircraft that can fly to 60,000+ ft and has carried numerous scientific instrument packages over the years. Our research group’s involvement with this plane has been flying instruments for in situ cloud measurements during CRYSTAL-FACE, MidCiX, and most recently, PUMA.During the most recent space shuttle launch (STS-115) on Sept. 9, 2006, the WB-57 “back-seater” took these pictures.

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