Inflating balloon for data pickup by C-130 aircraft. To rapidly transfer 3 GB
of data from ship in BOMEX to shore facility required streaming data
canister from balloon and devising means to retrieve from C-130 aircraft.
Image ID: ship5649, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Photographer: Elmer Larsen, NOAA/OMAO, CST (ret.)
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