Weather Balloon Launch in the Horn of Africa

CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- U.S. and Djibouti officials observe the launch of a weather balloon as part of the Upper Air Sounding Project at Camp Lemonnier, Dec. 8, 2016. The Upper Air Sounding Project is a joint venture between the Horn of Africa and the special operation forces on behalf of Special Operations Command Africa. The weather balloon demonstration was to help the government of Djibouti understands the effects of a balloon launch would have on the air traffic in the surrounding air space.
CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- U.S. and Djibouti officials observe the launch of a weather balloon as part of the Upper Air Sounding Project at Camp Lemonnier, Dec. 8, 2016. The Upper Air Sounding Project is a joint venture between the Horn of Africa and the special operation forces on behalf of Special Operations Command Africa. The weather balloon demonstration was to help the government of Djibouti understands the effects of a balloon launch would have on the air traffic in the surrounding air space.
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Weather Balloon Launch in the Horn of Africa

CAMP LEMONNIER, DJIBOUTI- U.S. Special Operations Airman launch a weather balloon to demonstrate weather data collection techniques to Djibouti officials at Camp Lemonnier, Dec. 8, 2016.