A Long Day After Hurricane Ike

Pilot, Lt. Col. Mark Carter admires the sunset after 9 hours of flying Hurricane Ike. The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss fly 24-hours-a-day, collecting data inside the heart of Mother Nature's fury, Hurricane Ike. The data collected by the Hurricane Hunters improve the National Hurricane Center forecast by 30 percent.

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