Fill 'er up
Staff Sgt. Brad Snyder, 30th Weather Squadron, fills a weather balloon with helium at the balloon facility on Vandenberg. The balloons travel to a height of more than 110,000 feet before exploding and sending the attached global positioning system gliding back to earth via a small parachute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Raymond Hoy)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Raymond Hoy |  VIRIN: 061201-F-4541H-001.JPG