CYGNSS Constellation Launched For Tropical Storm Monitoring

Credit: Christopher Ruf with a CYGNSS spacecraft: University of Michigan/Joseph Xu
An Orbital ATK Pegasus air-launched rocket orbited eight small weather-monitoring satellites Dec. 15, overcoming technical delays to offer a new approach to forecasting the strength of potentially deadly hurricanes and other tropical cyclones. The Pegasus, carrying a dispenser with the Cyclone...

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