Weather balloon

Weather balloon

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Credit: PETER MENZEL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Weather balloon. A tethered weather balloon is prepared prior to being launched into a storm cloud to study the conditions that create lightning. The balloon will carry electronic field meters to measure electrostatic forces in the cloud. Photographed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA.

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Keywords: atmosphere, atmospheric research, balloon, climate, lightning research, meteorological research, research, storm cloud, weath, weather, weather balloon

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