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October 29, 2013
Watching Earth's Winds, On a Shoestring
Built with spare parts and without a moment to spare, the International Space Station (ISS)-RapidScat isn't your average NASA Earth science mission.
January 29, 2013
NASA to Launch Ocean Wind Monitor to Space Station
In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction.