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MOHAVE-2009 PICTURES GALLERY

 

Updated: 17 February 2011

Group
The MOHAVE-2009 "Hard-Core", from left to right: M. Gomez (NRL), D. Walsh (JPL), D. Whiteman (GSFC), T. Gribsby (JPL), D. Hurst (NOAA), C. Straub (U. Bern), R. Selkirk (UMBC), G. Nedoluha (NRL), T. McGee (GSFC), M. Calhoun (HUB), N. Kampfer (U. Bern), D. Venable (HUB), G. Sumnicht (GSFC), L. Twigg (GSFC), E. Hall (NOAA), A. Jordan (NOAA), T. Leblanc (JPL). (Photo credit: Rennie)

Lidarland
TMF near Building 21, a.k.a. Lidarland.
(Photo Credit: Allen)

microwave
Microwave radiometers in action. Front (white): MIAWARA-C; at the very back: WVMS, both looking South-East (Photo Credit: Allen)

THref
Checking "ground truth": The THref instrument. (Photo Credit: Allen)

MissionCOntrol
TMF-Lidar "Mission Control": 3 lidars + 2 balloon systems = 12 atmospheric composition and thermodynamic variables measured and monitored simultaneously (Photo Credit: Allen)

launch1
JPL at work, the rest of the world is watching.... (Photo Credit: Corinne)

NOAA at work
NOAA at work as well! (thanks for the logistical support for balloon launches, it was great to have you there!) (Photo Credit: Corinne)

5K package
$5000 package. Don't drop it! (Photo Credit: Allen)

Launch2
A daytime ECC+CFH launch for the TES and MkIV colleagues. (Photo Credit: Grant)

launch3
And there she flies... (Photo Credit: Grant)

DesertView
Looking towards the High Desert (North-East): That's where most balloons go...(Photo Credit: Allen)

Chasing1
Nik and Rennie chasing balloons... (Photo Credit: Corinne)

chasing2
Another Balloon Hunter (Corinne)... (Photo Credit: Rennie)

keep off
Chasing balloons... a dangerous job... (Photo Credit: Corinne)

daytiem recover
Sometimes successful.... (Photo Credit: Thierry)

nighttime recover
Even at night!... (Photo Credit: Corinne)

chasing3
Sometimes not! (Photo Credit: Corinne)

chasing5
Sometimes far away... (Corinne) (Photo Credit: Rennie)

chasing6
...very far away... (Rennie) (Photo Credit: Corinne)

Chasing4
... but always by Happy Scientists! (Nik and Rennie) (Photo Credit: Corinne)

dinner2
...and Scientists of all ages.... (Photo Credit: Monique)

MANY THANKS TO ALL FOR THIS GREAT CAMPAIGN!.

Check out this Live Daytime Balloon Launch by Dan Walsh (JPL) and Tony Grigsby (JPL):
(video credit: Thierry)


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