Atmospheric Physics Research 

at The University of Mississippi


Langmuir Lab, 1999, Photo Gallery
(Page 4, part a)
  The photos on this page were taken by Astrid Giers, a visitor to the Lab from Germany.
Page 4 - July 25 launches.
This was our first true thunderstorm overhead during the season, and we successfully launched six balloons!
Team 1 exits with the first balloon, while Team 2 looks on.
(From the right: Vera, Kim, Kevin, Dave Rust, Lee, & Wes)


Both teams make final preparations to the third balloon.
Team 1 lines up for the third balloon launch.
The third balloon is launched.  Perfect!
Aaron handles the radio traffic from the hangar, while
Errol Korn (of NCAR) keeps track of the sonde data.
Team 2 prepares the fourth balloon.
The fourth balloon is away!

Don't miss   Part b  of Page 4  .


 Page 5   of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery -  High-wind launches
 Page 6   of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery

 Page 7   of the Langmuir Lab Photo Gallery
Back to   Page 1    -  Practicing and waiting

Back to   Page 2    -  Testing and preparing

Back to   Page 3    Ready!

13 October 1999. Maribeth Stolzenburg  (
 Copyright © 1999 The University of Mississippi. All rights reserved.