Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The Advanced Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System is the dropsonde system for the Global Hawk. Here the AVAPS team loads the system on an HS3 mission Global Hawk at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. during the 2013 HS3 mission.
Credit: Credit: NASA/David Fratello
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