NASA scientists spent a month flying a sensor-packed airplane into storms brewing off the western coast of Africa. Data collected from these missions might someday allow better storm prediction and forecasting, and will definitely contribute to our knowledge of how hurricanes form and sustain themselves.

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bryan kennedy's picture

This story reminds me of this great website from NASA where you can look at live satellite imagery from around the world. Here you can look at the area off the west coast of Africa where these airplanes flew.

Or pick anywhere in the world.

posted on Wed, 09/27/2006 - 5:33pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

very cool

posted on Sun, 11/05/2006 - 1:15pm
Alec Dewitz's picture
Alec Dewitz says:

this is very sad what had happened to all of these people that were in hurricane katrina... we should all be thankful for everything that we have and that we will never have a disaster this bad. that is why we should helpp these people and let them feel special!

posted on Fri, 01/05/2007 - 12:31pm

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