Weather Balloon Launch in the Horn of Africa

CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- U.S. Air Force Special Operations Weather Technician, Special Operations Command Africa, launches a weather balloon to take atmospheric sounding data at Camp Lemonnier, Dec. 8, 2016. When the weather balloon is launched into the atmosphere it rises approximately 1,000 feet per second and takes roughly an hour to download the necessary atmospheric data.
CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- U.S. Air Force Special Operations Weather Technician, Special Operations Command Africa, launches a weather balloon to take atmospheric sounding data at Camp Lemonnier, Dec. 8, 2016. When the weather balloon is launched into the atmosphere it rises approximately 1,000 feet per second and takes roughly an hour to download the necessary atmospheric data.
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