Team Loads Dropsondes on HS3 Mission Global Hawk (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.