PHOTO ALBUM

National Science Foundation Visit to the
National Center for Atmospheric Research
June 18 - 20, 2000

A Hot Air Balloon is tethered on the meadow below the National Center for Atmospheric Researchís Mesa Laboratory at the beginning of the Bubble and Balloon Festival (June 18, 2000).

Entrance to Bubble and Balloon Festival, National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory, June 18, 2000.

National Science Foundationís 50th anniversary banner displayed above main entrance to the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory (June 18, 2000).

Left to right: Bob Serafin, Margaret Leinen, Joe Bordogna, Katy Schmoll, and Jack Fellows at the Bubble and Balloon Festival (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000).

Rick Anthes, Rita Colwell, Tim Killeen, and Katy Schmoll tour activities at the Bubble and Balloon Festival (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000).

Tim Killeen and Rita Colwell respond to questions from Boulderís Community Access TV (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000).

Rita Colwell perfects her bubble-making skills with children at the Bubble and Balloon Festival (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000)

Rita Colwell creates a complex bubble at the Bubble and Balloon Festival (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000).

Dr. Rita Colwell addresses guests during the dedication ceremony for the Atmospheric Odyssey Exhibit (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000).

Dr. Colwell cuts the ribbon with assistance from Ron Secrist, Boulder City Manager, during the dedication of the Atmospheric Odyssey Exhibit (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000)

The Boulder Brass (background) plays Fanfare for NCAR at close of the Atmospheric Odyssey Exhibitís ribbon cutting ceremony (National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 18, 2000)

Front Row: Teresa Campos, Tim Killeen, Jack Fellows, Rita Colwell, Harriet Baker, Margaret Leinen. Back Row: Jeff Stith, Joe Bordogna, Leo Donner, David Houghton, Barry Huebert, and Al Schnaot (NCARís Research Aviation Facility, Jefferson County Airport, Broomfield, CO, June 18, 2000)

Jack Fellows, Margaret Leinen, Teresa Campos, and Rita Colwell exit the Electra following a tour of the aircraft and its instrumentation (NCARís Research Aviation Facility, Jefferson County Airport, Broomfield, CO, June 18, 2000).

David Houghton, Joe Bordogna, Ron Smith, Rita Colwell, Al Schnaot, Teresa Campos, Barry Heubert, Margaret Leinen, Jeff Stith, Tim Killeen, and Jack Fellows (NCARís Research Aviation Facility, Jefferson County Airport, Broomfield, CO, June 18, 2000).

Rita Colwell, Al Schnaot, Teresa Campos, Jeff Stith, and Margaret Leinen during visit to NCARís Research Aviation Facility, Jefferson County Airport, Broomfield, CO (June 18, 2000)

Dr. Rita Colwell delivers public program "Polar Connections" to a full house at Old Main Chapel, University of Colorado, as part of UCAR/NCAR 40th anniversary celebrations.

Margaret Leinen and Rita Colwell (right and left of center) and Jarvis Moyer (back row, left) with students and staff in the SOARS Program (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, June 20, 2000.

Cake decorated for reception following ribbon cutting ceremony for the Atmospheric Odyssey exhibit.

Joe Bordogna and Margaret Leinen attempt a hot air balloon ascent.