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Winds - Measuring ocean winds from space
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A New Measure of Ocean Winds - link to video A New Measure of Ocean Winds
September 5, 2014

A new tool for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, ISS-RapidScat is the first instrument specifically created to watch Earth from the International Space Station. Arrow

NASA's Newest Wind Watcher - link to video NASA's Newest Wind Watcher
September 9, 2014

Mission scientists and engineers describe how their small team, on a tight budget and short deadline, created ISS-RapidScat to measure ocean winds. Arrow

RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space - link to video RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space
May 15, 2014

Explore the science behind NASA's wind-watching mission, ISS-RapidScat, launching to the International Space Station in 2014. Arrow
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The PO.DAAC is pleased to announce the release of the "RapidScat Level 2B Ocean Wind Vectors in 12.5km Slice Composites" dataset produced by the


Tropical Cyclone Eunice has been spinning around in the Southern Indian Ocean for the last week and by Feb. 1 as NASA's Terra satellite passed


On Jan. 28, 2015 2:41 to 4:14 UTC, RapidScat saw the nor'easter's strongest winds (red) just off-shore from eastern Cape Cod, sustained between 25

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