The solar Sextant experiment makes highly precise measurements of the diameter of the sun.
- The Airborne Raman Lidar (ARL) flies aboard the
NASA DC-8 research
aircraft. It measures vertical profiles of temperature, methane, and water vapor
from the aircraft altitude up to approximately 22 km.
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