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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01167

Exploring the upper air. Left: Beginning of a pilot balloon flight. Right: Sending up a sounding balloon. Note the parachute which wafts the basket of instruments gently to the ground after the balloon bursts. In: "Meteorology" by Charles F. Talman, 1922. Library Call Number M T151m.

Image ID: wea01167, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Photo Date: Circa 1920
Credit: U. S. Weather Bureau

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