GML scientists successfully test high-altitude return glider with the AirCore science package to 75,000 feet MSL

Global Monitoring Laboratory (GML) and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) scientists successfully tested a new method for high-altitude air sampling and instrument recovery from May 13-25, 2021. The field campaign at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center and Edwards Air Force Base, California tested the High-altitude Operational Return Unmanned System (HORUS), a 6-foot wingspan, portable, fixed-wing glider for […]