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09.03.2010 10:23 AM
Posted In: Field Campaigns: NASA GRIP 2010: HAMSR Instrument Team
Yesterday the NASA Global Hawk flew over Hurricane Earl for about 8 hours. It took off from NASA's Dryden facility at Edwards AFB near Mojave, CA at 9 pm the previous evening. After climbing above 50,000 feet to get out of airline traffic lanes, it flew across the southern US to the Gulf and across Florida, and acquired the storm 8 hours later. At that time it had climbed to 60,000 feet. Although the Global Hawk flies itself... View all recent entries