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November 20, 2017

Satellite Imagery Aids Rescue Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Remotely sensed imagery was provided—at no cost and almost daily—through the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System (HDDS) for analysis on the extent, severity and evolution of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

April 11, 2017

NASA’s CYGNSS Constellation Enters Science Operations Phase

NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a constellation of eight microsatellites that will take detailed measurement of wind speeds inside hurricanes, successfully completed the development and on-orbit commissioning phases of its mission and moved into the science operations phase.

August 25, 2015

NASA Satellite Mission to Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina formed in the Atlantic Ocean, construction of NASA’s next-generation hurricane-observing satellite mission is underway. NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a constellation of eight microsatellites, will improve hurricane forecasting by measuring ocean surface winds in and near the eye wall of tropical cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes throughout their lifecycle.

December 9, 2014

NASA’s 2014 Unmanned Hurricane Mission Investigated Four Storms

NASA’s Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel mission investigated four tropical cyclones in the 2014 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season.