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An Unidentified Researcher Looks Over the Wiring Connecting the Airborne Precipitation Radar (APR-2) During a Flight Aboard the NASA DC-8 Aircraft
 
An unidentified researcher looks over the wiring connecting the Airborne Precipitation Radar (APR-2) during a flight aboard the NASA DC-8 aircraft. › Larger view
An unidentified researcher looks over the wiring connecting the Airborne Precipitation Radar (APR-2) during a flight aboard the NASA DC-8 aircraft, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, over the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists taking part in the Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment, a NASA Earth science field experiment in 2010 that is being conducted to better understand how tropical storms form and develop into major hurricanes, flew out over a weather pattern Tuesday to begin their researchCredit: NASA/Paul E. Alers