National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Wallops Flight Facility

Victoria Flowlines

OIB completed the “Victoria Flowlines” land ice mission today in good weather, and added a line to the Rennick grid when departing the science site. All OIB GV remote sensing instruments reported good data collection.

OIB will check weather and decide if a mission is possible tomorrow.

Today’s flight track

Detail of flight track over science targets

Time lapse video taken by a NASA Gulfstream V aircrewman

A small mountain on the south side of Canham Glacier, with our left wing in the foreground (John Sonntag / NASA)

An icefall in the Lanterman Mountains (John Sonntag / NASA)

Images and plots below by Matthew Linkswiler/NASA