03rd Launch (02.02.2015)

posted Apr 21, 2015, 3:41 PM by Manuel Roca   [ updated Jun 3, 2015, 10:48 AM ]

Relative Humidity & Temperature

The RH profile shows the presence of many cloud layers from low to high altitude, these cloud layers can be observed in the photo gallery. Skysonde continues with signal reception problems.
TRH_3rd_launch
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Water Vapor

As in RH profile in mixing ratio profile the cloud layers are clearly defined.
Xratio_3rd_launch

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Ascent rate

The iMet system showed a warning during the launch, the programm had to be restarted. However, the ascent rate was 4.7 m/s, it was enough. In contrast to the first launch this time the ballon was westwards since the beginning.
Ascent_rate_3rd_launch

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Balloon trajectory

In contrast to the first radiosounding, this time the trajectory was westwards from the beginning (Characteristic of this season).
Trajectory_3rd_launch
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Metadata

The principal parameters of launch preparation and flight are shown in the table below.
Metadata_3rd_launch

Photo gallery

Taken from the launching point. Some pictures show the direction towards they were taken.

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