Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:40:24 -0600

Author: Jerry DiMarco

Subject: Re: He balloon rising


MET stands for Mission Elapsed Time. This gives me the opportunity
to explain something left out of my original message. The descent part of
the altitude profile is not linear because a parachute deploys after the
balloon bursts...


At 10:30 AM10/24/2002, you wrote:
>Interesting. The y axis scale I understand. What is the horizontal
>axis? It's labeled "MET (m)". Looks like meters to me. Hope you didn't
>give any credit for a graph of feet vs. meters.