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The Large Gray Fairing on the Belly of a NASA Global Hawk Houses the HIWRAP
 
The large gray fairing on the belly of a NASA Global Hawk houses the High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Profiler, or HIWRAP › Larger view
The large gray fairing on the belly of a NASA Global Hawk houses the High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Profiler, or HIWRAP, developed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The specialized radar instrument measures hurricane wind structure during NASA’s Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes mission. Credit: NASA/Tony Landis