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Deshler's team works together to inflate a balloon to launch a balloon into the stratosphere. Chasing Aerosol Ghosts
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Tuesday July 28, 2020

For a big mass of air, the Earth's upper atmosphere is a complicated place. The changing seasons cause temperatures and pressures to rise and fall, altering the characteristics of the planet's atmospheric layers, sometimes dramatically.
Andy Mullen lowers the remote vehicle Icefin through a hole in the sea ice. It's tethered by more than a kilometer of reinforced data cabling, which carries information to and from the vehicle. Icefin Tests the Waters
Science / Oceans and Atmosphere
Tuesday May 07, 2019

Navigating a robot through the frozen ocean's frigid waters was all in a day's work for the RISE UP science team. From their makeshift mission control in a small fish hut, the researchers maneuvered their underwater vehicle through the seawater below.

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