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NASA Global Hawks Double-Team 2013 Hurricane Mission
May 30, 2013
 

The flight path of a NASA Global Hawk is depicted in this graphic image as it headed back to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 after collecting atmospheric data over tropical storm Nadine in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean during the 2012 HS3 mission. The flight path of a NASA Global Hawk is depicted in this graphic image as it headed back to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 after collecting atmospheric data over tropical storm Nadine in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean during the 2012 HS3 mission. Despite the large distance of Nadine from the U. S. East Coast, the Global Hawk was able to spend about 11 hours over the storm. Despite having to fly thousands of miles to and from the storm, the long-duration Global Hawk (red dot) was able to spend 11 hours collecting data over the storm. (NASA graphic) › View Larger Image

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