A successful high priority modified Alexander-Petermann 01 mission was completed in sunny conditions with just a few turbulence bumps today. All OIB instruments ran well. We’ve had a very successful week of OIB missions!
OIB will wrap up the week by attempting the ” Alexander-Petermann 01″ mission (slightly modified to accommodate Thule Friday airport hours) today. We welcome the new aircrew and science team who rotated up yesterday, and thank
We completed the “South Ellesmere 01” mission today, in generally good weather (an isolated cloud at the beginning of one glacier), and with some light to moderate turbulence over the second half of the mission.
OIB will attempt the “South Ellesmere 01” mission in the same region where we surveyed yesterday. A colorful screen image of FLIR temperature data over sea ice over the Nares Strait as we traveled to
OIB will attempt the “North Ellesmere 01” mission today. Overcast weather this morning at Thule. ATM lidar cross section flying up Zachariae Glacier yesterday (Rob Russell) ATM T6 detail of a crevassed section from Zachariah
OIB completed the “North Ellesmere 01” mission today. Just a few sections of clouds impacted a few lines, otherwise data was acquired over the great majority of the science lines. Also had some mild turbulence,
We’ll attempt the “North Central Gap 01” mission today.Arctic Hare photos: PastedGraphic-1.pdf
OIB successfully completed the “North Central Gap 01” mission today. Great weather and complete coverage reported by all OIB remote sensing instruments on NASA426. We’ll hope for an equally successful mission tomorrow, weather permitting.
OIB will resume science flights today by attempting the Northwest Coastal A mission, on a clear cold Monday morning. The NASA GulfStream III aircraft and radar pod underneath fuselage, sharing Hangar 7 with us
We completed the “Northwest Coastal A” mission today. The weather south of Thule was good, and the first two flight liens along the coast provided some great scenery (photos below are all from the first