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The Large Gray Fairing Mounted on the Belly of a NASA Global Hawk
 
The large gray fairing mounted on the belly of a NASA Global Hawk houses NASA Goddard’s High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Profiler › Larger view
The large gray fairing mounted on the belly of a NASA Global Hawk houses NASA Goddard’s High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Profiler, a specialized radar instrument that measures hurricane winds between the aircraft’s altitude and the surface of the ocean. Credit: NASA/Tony Landis